wibble

wibble
wibble VERB informal 1) another term for WOBBLE(Cf. ↑wobble). 2) Brit. speak or write at length and to no purpose.
DERIVATIVES wibbly adjective.
ORIGIN from wibble-wobble; sense 2 is perhaps a different word and influenced by DRIVEL(Cf. ↑drivel).

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