Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

wobbly - definition and synonyms

Close

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

Close

ThesaurusThesaurus

The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.

more
adjective     wobbly pronunciation in British English
/ˈwɒbli/
Word Forms
Close
adjectivewobbly
comparativewobblier
superlativewobbliest

Related words

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  1. 1
    moving from side to side in a way that is not steady

    a wobbly chair/table/wheel

  2. 2
    feeling weak and having trouble standing or walking, especially because you are ill or tired

    She still felt a bit wobbly on her feet.

  3. 3
    not strong, confident, or certain

    I’m still feeling a bit wobbly after the divorce.

    The party was quite good, after a bit of a wobbly start (=at the start it seemed it would not be enjoyable).

  4. 4
    if your voice is wobbly, it goes up and down, usually because you are frightened, not confident, or are going to cry
BuzzWord

Physical Cookie

a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

sortilege

the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play