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verb     wobble pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewobbling
past tensewobbled
past participlewobbled
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to rock slightly from side to side, or to make something do this

    I wouldn’t sit on that chair – it wobbles.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] to go somewhere while moving from side to side as if you are going to fall

      Bill’s out of hospital and wobbling around on crutches.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to lose confidence about doing something

    US resolve appeared to wobble yesterday.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] if your voice wobbles, it goes up and down, usually because you are frightened or not confident, or you are trying not to cry


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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