New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: bobble · cobble · gobble · hobble · wobbly · cobbled · cobbler · babble · bubble · coble
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wobble

verb
noun
verb
1 verb move from side to side
INTRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ubheith ag guagadhshe felt the chair wobble bhí an chathaoir corrach fúithithe boat wobbles a bit bíonn an bád ag longadán rud beag
TRANSITIVEbog anonn is anallhe wobbled the nail in the hole bhog sé an tairne anonn is anall sa pholl
2 verb stagger INTRANSITIVEshe's wobbling around on crutches tá sí ag stámhailleach thart ar croisíníwe wobbled home from the party rinneamar ár mbealach abhaile go guagach ón gcóisir, bhí dhá thaobh an bhóthair linn ag filleadh ón gcóisir
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3 verb (of legs etc) tremble INTRANSITIVEcrith verb  c m ucreath verb  c m uher legs were wobbling bhí a cosa ar creathadhhis arm started to wobble tháinig crith ina lámh, tháinig creathán ina lámh 4 verb (of voice) quaver INTRANSITIVEcreath verb  c m uher voice wobbled tháinig creathán ina glór 5 verb threaten to fail INTRANSITIVEthe dollar is wobbling níl an dollar chomh láidir agus a bhíevery team wobbles now and again baintear tuisle as gach foireann ó am go ham 6 verb be indecisive, waver INTRANSITIVEbheith anonn is anallhe wobbled on the issue bhí sé anonn is anall ar an gceist, ní raibh sé ródhaingean faoin gceist
noun
7 noun unsteady movementguagadh masclongadán masc1  c m ushe noticed a slight wobble mhothaigh sí guagadh éiginthe pile gave a little wobble bhí longadán beag sa charn 8 noun quaver in voicecreathán masc1  c m ucrith  c m uthere was a wobble in his voice bhí creathán ina ghuth 9 noun moment of uncertaintyshe had a wobble before she went in bhuail babhta amhrais í sula ndeachaigh sí isteach