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wobbleverb

uk   /ˈwɒb.l̩/  us   /ˈwɑː.bl̩/

wobble verb (MOVE)

[I or T] to (cause something to) shake or move from side to side in a way that shows poor balance: That bookcase wobbles whenever you put anything on it. Don't wobble the table, please, Dan.figurative The company's shares wobbled with the news of a foreign takeover bid.

wobble verb (NOT CERTAIN)

[I] informal to be uncertain what to do or to change repeatedly between two opinions: The government can't afford to wobble on this issue.

wobblenoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɒb.l̩/  us   /ˈwɑː.bl̩/

wobble noun [C] (MOVEMENT)

a movement from side to side that shows poor balance: I gave the poles a slight wobble and the whole tent collapsed.figurative The closure of the company's German subsidiary caused a sharp wobble in its profits.

wobble noun [C] (NOT CERTAIN)

informal a feeling of not being certain about something: She's having a bit of a wobble about the move to New York.
Translations of “wobble”
in Arabic يَتَرَجْرَج…
in Korean 흔들거리다…
in Malaysian terhuyung-hayang…
in French ballotter…
in Turkish sallanmak, yalpalamak, dingildemek…
in Italian barcollare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 移動, (使)搖晃,(使)搖擺…
in Russian шатать(ся)…
in Polish chwiać (się), trząść (się)…
in Vietnamese chao đảo…
in Spanish moverse, tambalearse…
in Portuguese balançar…
in Thai โยกไปมา…
in German wackeln…
in Catalan trontollar, ballar…
in Japanese ~がぐらぐらする…
in Indonesian bergoyang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 移动, (使)摇晃,(使)摇摆…
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