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English definition of “bobble”

bobble

noun [C] (THREAD)    /ˈbɒb.l̩/ US  /ˈbɑː.bl̩/ UK (US pill)
a small ball of thread that develops on clothing or furniture covered in cloth Tearing and breaking into pieces bobbly     /-i/ adjective UK This jumper went all bobbly after a few washes .Tearing and breaking into pieces
(Definition of bobble noun (THREAD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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