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Definition of "wobble" []

  • To move or rotate with an uneven or rocking motion or unsteadily from side to side. (verb-intransitive)
  • To tremble or quaver: The child's voice wobbled with emotion. (verb-intransitive)
  • To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause to wobble. (verb-transitive)
  • The act or an instance of wobbling; unsteady motion. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wobble" in a sentence
  • "I prefer the term wobble, as in the Southern Wobble, the Pacific Decadal Wobble, etc., as that better fits the actual behavior."
  • "We do our best to show the world our best, for fear of what might be the consequence were we to admit we are 'in wobble'."
  • "If the head wobbles, use a butane lighter to carefully reheat the glue holding the insert and rotate both insert and broadhead together until the wobble is tamed."