bobble definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a bobbing, up-and-down movement
- any of the tufted balls forming a decorative fringe, as on curtains
- ☆ Informal
- an awkward mistake; error
- Sports an awkward juggling of the ball in trying to catch or hold on to it
Origin: frequentative of bob,
Informal to deal with awkwardly or unskillfully; specif., to make a bobble with (a ball)
bobble definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb bob·bled, bob·bling, bob·bles verb, intransitive
To bob up and down.verb, transitive
To lose one's grip on (a ball, for example) momentarily.noun
A mistake or blunder.
Origin: From bob1.