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bobblenoun [C]

uk   /ˈbɒb.l̩/  us   /ˈbɑː.bl̩/

bobble noun [C] (HAT)

mainly UK (US pompom) a small, round ball of soft material used as decoration

bobble noun [C] (THREAD)

UK (US pill) a small ball of thread that develops on clothing or furniture covered in cloth
bobbly
adjective uk   us   /-i/ UK
This jumper went all bobbly after a few washes.

bobbleverb

uk   /ˈbɒb.l̩/  us   /ˈbɑː.bl̩/ UK (US pill)

bobble verb (MATERIAL)

[I] If a piece of clothing or material bobbles, it develops small balls of threads on its surface: I've only worn this jumper twice, and it's already begun to bobble.

bobble verb (BALL)

[T] US to drop or almost drop a ball that you are trying to catch or stop: The right fielder bobbled an easy grounder.
Translations of “bobble”
in Chinese (Traditional) (裝飾用的)小羊毛球,小絨球…
in Chinese (Simplified) (装饰用的)小羊毛球,小绒球…
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