wobbliness


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wob·bly

 (wŏb′lē)
adj. wob·bli·er, wob·bli·est
Tending to wobble; unsteady.

wob′bli·ness n.

Wob·bly

 (wŏb′lē)
n. pl. Wob·blies
A member of the Industrial Workers of the World, a chiefly US labor organization dedicated to the overthrow of capitalism, active especially in the early 1900s.

[From I Wobbly Wobbly, humorous alteration of I(ndustrial) W(orkers of the) W(orld).]
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wobbliness

noun
The quality or condition of being physically unsteady:
Translations
تَمايُل، تَرَنُّح
slingren
óstöîugleiki
sendelemeyalpalama

wobble

(ˈwobl) verb
to rock unsteadily from side to side. The bicycle wobbled and the child fell off.
noun
a slight rocking, unsteady movement. This wheel has a bit of a wobble.
ˈwobbly adjective
ˈwobbliness noun
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