Wobble meaning

wŏbəl
The definition of a wobble is an unsteady movement, or a quiver in the voice.

The unsteady walk that a child has when first learning to walk is an example of a wobble.

The nervous shaking in a person's voice when he has to give a public speech and doesn't want to is an example of a wobble.

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To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate.
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Wobble is defined as to move or cause to move in an unsteady way, to have your voice quiver, or to be unable to commit to a course of action.

When a child is learning to ride his bike for the first time and is moving unsteadily forward, this is an example of when the child wobbles.

When you are nervous and your voice shakes, this is an example of when your voice wobbles.

When a politician says different things and changes his mind multiple times on an issue, this is an example of when he wobbles.

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To move or rotate with an uneven or rocking motion or unsteadily from side to side.
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To tremble or quaver.

The child's voice wobbled with emotion.

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To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
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To cause to wobble.
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The act or an instance of wobbling; unsteady motion.
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A tremulous, uncertain tone or sound.

A vocal wobble.

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To move unsteadily from side to side, as in walking.
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To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation.
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The fat man walked down the street with a wobble.

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There was a wobble on her high notes.

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(music) A low-frequency oscillation sometimes used in dubstep.
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(intransitive) To move with an uneven or rocking motion, or unsteadily to and fro.

The Earth wobbles slowly on its axis; the jelly wobbled on the plate.

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(intransitive) To tremble or quaver.

The soprano's voice wobbled alarmingly.

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(intransitive) To vacillate in one's opinions.

I'm wobbling between the Liberals and the Greens.

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To cause to wobble.

The boy wobbled the girl's bike.

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To shake or tremble, as jelly does.
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To cause to wobble.
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Wobbling motion.
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Origin of wobble

  • Probably from Low German wabbeln webh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition