wamble

wamble

[wom-buhl, -uhl, wam-]
verb (used without object), wambled, wambling.
1.
to move unsteadily.
2.
to feel nausea.
3.
(of the stomach) to rumble; growl.
noun
4.
an unsteady or rolling movement.
5.
a feeling of nausea.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English wamle, obscurely akin to Norwegian vamla to stagger

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

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