wobble (v.) 1650s, probably from Low Ger. wabbeln "to wobble;" cognate with O.N. vafla "hover about, totter," related to vafra "move unsteadily," from P.Gmc. *wab- "to move back and forth" (see WAVER (Cf. waver)). The noun is attested from 1690s.

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