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Wobble   /wˈɑbəl/   Listen

An unsteady rocking motion.

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"Wobble" Quotes from Famous Books

... sagacious friend was right, and he was prepared to abide by his counsel—as long as Myler was at his elbow. But when he had got away from him, his mind began to wobble. Five hundred pounds!—what was it in comparison with what he might get by a little skilful playing of his cards? He knew Mallalieu and he knew Cotherstone—knew much more about both of them than they had ...
— The Borough Treasurer • Joseph Smith Fletcher

... officer says "Yes but didn't you do something when you wasn't playing ball?" so I told him a pitcher don't have to do nothing only set on the bench or hit fungos once in a while or warm up when it looks like the guy in there is beggining to wobble. So he says "Well I guess I will put you down as a pitcher and when we need one in a hurry we will know where to find one." But I don't know when they would need a pitcher Al unless it was to throw one of them bombs and believe ...
— Treat 'em Rough - Letters from Jack the Kaiser Killer • Ring W. Lardner

... clip, in order to make the grade on the other side. The bridge there is hidden in summer by a grove of hackberries. I had just pulled open to cool her a bit when I noticed how high the back-water was on each side of the track. Suddenly I felt the fill going soft under the drivers; felt the 44 wobble and slew. Bartholomew shut off hard, and threw the air as I sprang to the window. The peaceful little creek ahead looked as angry as the Platte in April water, and the bottoms ...
— Golden Stories - A Selection of the Best Fiction by the Foremost Writers • Various

... in a minute!" said Gilbert. "You're talking like an over-ripe Oscar Wilde, Quinny, and if you were really that sort of animal I'd have you hoofed out of this. Get out the whisky, Ninian, for the love of the Lordy God! This aesthetic stuff makes my inside wobble!" ...
— Changing Winds - A Novel • St. John G. Ervine

Words linked to "Wobble" :   vibrate, wobbly, motion, movement, move

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