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wamble

[wom-buh l, -uh l, wam-] /ˈwɒm bəl, -əl, ˈwæm-/
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
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English wamle, obscurely akin to Norwegian vamla to stagger
Related forms
wambliness, noun
wambly, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wambly

wamble

/ˈwɒmbəl/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to move unsteadily
2.
to twist the body
3.
to feel nausea
noun
4.
an unsteady movement
5.
a sensation of nausea
Derived Forms
wambliness, noun
wambly, adjective
Word Origin
C14 wamelen to feel ill, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian vamla to stagger
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