[ US /ˈwɑbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /wˈɒbəl/ ]
[ UK /wˈɒbəl/ ]
tremble or shake
His voice wobbled with restrained emotion
move sideways or in an unsteady way
The ship careened out of control
The old cart wobbled down the street
His knees wobbled
- an unsteady rocking motion
How To Use wobble In A Sentence
- Throwing himself into one of the office's numerous squashy chairs, Irvine admits to a last - minute attack of the collywobbles.
- The oil drum where the male monkey had been sitting began to wobble from side to side and finally toppled right over.
- It was built on the track of an elephant trail and it was so rough that it rattled our bones and sent the radio antenna into a series of harmonic wobbles.
- It's a program called the Anglo-Australian Planet Search Program, and what you're looking for is stars whose motion encompasses a wobble.
- The pilot gets into a small bit of leftover wake turbulence, the rental aircraft wobbles just before touchdown and a wingtip catches the runway.
- Today Science tells us the speed of light is decaying, the magnetic field is collapsing, the earth is slowly beginning to wobble on its axis, the protective ozone layer is thinning.
- These normally nuanced characters briefly became vessels for issue-based polemic rather than wry, subtle dialogue - and even to unequivocal admirers, this is a serious wobble.
- He staggered to his feet and wobbled to the back of the bar.
- Then it kind of wobbled a little back, but they have also changed slightly the forecast track, which is something that we were kind of thinking that would happen. CNN Transcript Jul 10, 2005
- I prefer the term wobble, as in the Southern Wobble, the Pacific Decadal Wobble, etc., as that better fits the actual behavior. RealClimate