from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tending to wobble; unsteady.
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- adj. unsteady and tending to wobble
- n. Alternative spelling of Wobbly.
- n. A wobbler; a fit of rage.
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I said, the word wobbly and anguished, my mouth barely able to form the sounds.
And by the way, I am being nice because what I really want to write would be too trashy for even your column ... what you call wobbly is what musicians call "vibrato".
I wonder if anyone read that letter, written on pages torn out of a note-book in wobbly handwriting (my fingers were still partly paralysed) and still more wobbly Spanish.
And little Tommy, in wobbly uphill printing, had labeled an elephant filled with candy, FOR DERE CISTER FROM
W, remember, stands for "wobbly" - precisely what this recovery is turning out to be.
In fact, let's not call our wobbly progress from the brink of a global financial meltdown a "recovery."
Here's Bob Shrum telling the Democrats not to go wobbly, which is fine and I don't have a problem with it.
They feel kind of wobbly and loose and ambiguous in my head.
And in the hours after Iraq invaded Kuwait in the summer of 1990, she warned then-president George H.W. Bush not to go "wobbly" in his response.
No scenery falls down in the film, there's no kind of wobbly set or that kind of thing; and we did go to great lengths and with some degree of pleasure to research the wonderful world of morning television.