wamble


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wam·ble

 (wŏm′bəl, wăm′-)
intr.v. wam·bled, wam·bling, wam·bles
1. To move in a weaving, wobbling, or rolling manner.
2. To turn or roll. Used of the stomach.
n.
1. A wobble or roll.
2. An upset stomach.

[Middle English wamelen, to feel nausea; see wemə- in Indo-European roots.]

wam′bli·ness n.
wam′bling·ly adv.
wam′bly adj.

wamble

(ˈwɒmbəl)
vb (intr)
1. to move unsteadily
2. to twist the body
3. (Pathology) to feel nausea
n
4. an unsteady movement
5. (Pathology) a sensation of nausea
[C14 wamelen to feel ill, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian vamla to stagger]
ˈwambliness n
ˈwambly adj

wam•ble

(ˈwɒm bəl, -əl, ˈwæm-)

v. -bled, -bling,
n. v.i.
1. to move unsteadily.
2. to feel nausea.
3. (of the stomach) to rumble; growl.
n.
4. an unsteady or rolling movement.
5. a feeling of nausea.
[1300–50; Middle English wamle]
wam′bly, adj.

wamble


Past participle: wambled
Gerund: wambling

Imperative
wamble
wamble
Present
I wamble
you wamble
he/she/it wambles
we wamble
you wamble
they wamble
Preterite
I wambled
you wambled
he/she/it wambled
we wambled
you wambled
they wambled
Present Continuous
I am wambling
you are wambling
he/she/it is wambling
we are wambling
you are wambling
they are wambling
Present Perfect
I have wambled
you have wambled
he/she/it has wambled
we have wambled
you have wambled
they have wambled
Past Continuous
I was wambling
you were wambling
he/she/it was wambling
we were wambling
you were wambling
they were wambling
Past Perfect
I had wambled
you had wambled
he/she/it had wambled
we had wambled
you had wambled
they had wambled
Future
I will wamble
you will wamble
he/she/it will wamble
we will wamble
you will wamble
they will wamble
Future Perfect
I will have wambled
you will have wambled
he/she/it will have wambled
we will have wambled
you will have wambled
they will have wambled
Future Continuous
I will be wambling
you will be wambling
he/she/it will be wambling
we will be wambling
you will be wambling
they will be wambling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wambling
you have been wambling
he/she/it has been wambling
we have been wambling
you have been wambling
they have been wambling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wambling
you will have been wambling
he/she/it will have been wambling
we will have been wambling
you will have been wambling
they will have been wambling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wambling
you had been wambling
he/she/it had been wambling
we had been wambling
you had been wambling
they had been wambling
Conditional
I would wamble
you would wamble
he/she/it would wamble
we would wamble
you would wamble
they would wamble
Past Conditional
I would have wambled
you would have wambled
he/she/it would have wambled
we would have wambled
you would have wambled
they would have wambled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.wamble - move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motionwamble - move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
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