wobbly

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wobbly(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (shaky or weak)
a. tambaleante
I feel like a wobbly old man at 50.Con 50 años, me siento como un anciano tambaleante.
b. inseguro
Pedro's legs were wobbly after his 20-mile bike ride.Pedro sentía las piernas inseguras después de su paseo en bicicleta de 20 millas.
2. (unstable)
a. flojo (tooth)
Alexa couldn't sleep for fear that her wobbly tooth would fall out and choke her.Alexa no podía dormir por temor a que se le cayera el diente flojo y la ahogara.
b. poco firme
Andy fixed a wobbly table by placing some folded paper under one of the legs.Andy arregló una mesa poco firme colocando un papel doblado debajo de una de las patas.
c. cojo (chair)
Stephanie was upset because her chair was wobbly.Stephanie estaba molesta por su silla estaba coja.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(outburst) (United Kingdom)
a. el escándalo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My puppy threw a wobbly and tore up the furniture when I left him alone in the house for an hour.Mi cachorro armó un escándalo y destrozó los muebles cuando lo dejé solo en la casa por una hora.
Wobbly
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4. (member of Industrial Workers of the World)
a. el Wobbly
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la Wobbly
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The waiters joined the Wobblies and fought for better wages and working conditions.Los meseros se unieron a los Wobblies y lucharon por mejores salarios y condiciones de trabajo.
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wobbly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
to throw a wobblyponerse como una fiera or
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (chair, table)
a. cojo(a)
3. (shelf, ladder)
a. tambaleante
to be wobbly (on one's legs)tambalearse, andar con paso inseguro
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wobbly [ˈwɒblɪ]
adjective
wobblier (comparative)wobbliest (superlative) [+chair, table] cojo; que se tambalea
the table was wobbly, so she put a bit of cardboard under one of the legs They took a wobbly table in the most popular cafe in the city I was sitting on a wobbly plastic chair
[+tooth, wheel] flojo; que se mueve
I've got a wobbly tooth one of my teeth is wobbly ...wobbly teeth in unsound gums She grabbed a wire shopping cart and steered its wobbly wheels up and down the narrow aisles
[+cyclist] inseguro
...a profusion of wobbly cyclists
[+voice, jelly] temblón
he said with a wobbly voice "So that's why I want to go home," he said in a wobbly voice she got a wobbly jelly out of the fridge ...a wobbly green jelly
[+bottom, thighs] flácido
...his wobbly bottom and spindly legs Wide hips and wobbly thighs are probably your biggest body worry
his legs are a bit wobbly he's a bit wobbly on his legs tiene las piernas un poco flojas
she was still wobbly after so long on the boat
she drew a wobbly line trazó una línea irregular
She said she must sit down somewhere, she felt wobbly He rose on wobbly legs Ryan was exhausted by the flight and walked off with wobbly legs to find Clark organization, economy, sector
noun
to throw a wobbly ponerse histérico
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