Meaning of “wobble” in the English Dictionary

"wobble" in British English

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wobbleverb

uk /ˈwɒb.əl/ us /ˈwɑː.bəl/

wobblenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɒb.əl/ us /ˈwɑː.bəl/

(Definition of “wobble” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wobble" in American English

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wobbleverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈwɑb·əl/

to shake or move from side to side in a way that shows a lack of balance, or to cause something to do this:

[ I ] The table wobbles because its legs are uneven.

(Definition of “wobble” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wobble" in Business English

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wobblenoun [ C, usually singular ]

uk /ˈwɒbl/ us FINANCE, STOCK MARKET, ECONOMICS

a short period of time when the value of something falls or it seems possible that it could fail:

Share prices have recovered from last autumn's wobble.
The closure of its German subsidiary caused a sharp wobble in its profits.
a market/price wobble

wobbleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈwɒbl/ us FINANCE, STOCK MARKET, ECONOMICS

to fall or seem at risk of failing for a short period of time:

In an emerging market it doesn't take much to make share prices wobble.

(Definition of “wobble” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)