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WOBBLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wobble mean? 

WOBBLE (noun)
  The noun WOBBLE has 1 sense:

1. an unsteady rocking motion

  Familiarity information: WOBBLE used as a noun is very rare.


WOBBLE (verb)
  The verb WOBBLE has 3 senses:

1. move unsteadily
2. move sideways or in an unsteady way
3. tremble or shake

  Familiarity information: WOBBLE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


WOBBLE (noun)


Sense 1wobble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An unsteady rocking motion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Hypernyms ("wobble" is a kind of...):

motion; movement (a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "wobble"):

shimmy (an abnormal wobble in a motor vehicle (especially in the front wheels))


WOBBLE (verb)


Sense 1wobble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move unsteadily

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

wobble; coggle

Context examples:

His knees wobbled / The old cart wobbled down the street

Hypernyms (to "wobble" is one way to...):

move (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2wobble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move sideways or in an unsteady way

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

careen; wobble; tilt; shift

Context example:

The ship careened out of control

Hypernyms (to "wobble" is one way to...):

move (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Something is ----ing PP
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 3wobble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Tremble or shake

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

shimmy; wobble

Context example:

His voice wobbled with restrained emotion

Hypernyms (to "wobble" is one way to...):

vibrate (shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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