bobble Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “bobble” in the English Dictionary

"bobble" in British English

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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 ​softmaterial used as ​decoration

bobble noun [C] (THREAD)

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


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

bobble verb (MATERIAL)

[I] If a ​piece of ​clothing or ​material bobbles, it ​developssmallballs of ​threads on ​itssurface: I've only ​worn this ​jumpertwice, and it's already ​begun to bobble.

bobble verb (BALL)

[T] US to ​drop or ​almostdrop a ​ball that you are ​trying to ​catch or ​stop: The ​rightfielder bobbled an ​easygrounder.
(Definition of bobble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bobble”
in Chinese (Simplified) (装饰用的)小羊毛球,小绒球…
in Chinese (Traditional) (裝飾用的)小羊毛球,小絨球…
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