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1. slang An acute attack of delirium resulting from withdrawal or abstinence from alcohol after excessive, prolonged use, especially in the case of alcoholism; known medically as delirium tremens (the "DTs"). I need a drink really badly, I'm getting the snozzle-wobbles like crazy. Some of the people who come to these meetings have the snozzle-wobbles so bad that they can barely sit in their chairs.
2. slang The effects of an especially bad hangover. You're going to get some awful snozzle-wobbles if you keep drinking that cheap vodka.

wobble about

 and wobble around
to rock, quiver, or flounder around. The little baby wobbled about and finally fell. The vase wobbled around a little and fell over.
See also: wobble


n. a hangover; the delirium tremens. Freddy had the snozzle-wobbles this morning. He has no idea what caused it.
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To encourage users to spread the word, it will soon be possible to share Wobbles with friends via SMS, magically including the animated parts of a photo (again it could be a shaking leg or a wobbling - well you get the picture).
During one of his simulator landings, Prince Charles had the shuttle wobbling - it's called ``pilot-induced oscillation'' - similar to what Haise and Fullerton experienced for real.
He added: "Although tested to a weight of 110 kilos, it is more a question of wobbling than how much you weigh.
Wobbling slightly as it soars through the air, the spinning pigskin travels in a long arc into the outstretched arms of a receiver.
Shaun's ample frame mastered wobbling to the traditional music well enough.
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Design chief John Johnson of Gateshead council said: "There will be no chance of it wobbling because this is a completely different design.
When the radio waves encounter atoms wobbling at the same frequency as the waves, they cause the atoms to resonate.
Callum Lockyear, seven, of Nairn, Inverness, said: "I felt really giddy and I was still wobbling when I came off.
NASA expects the software to let Hubble's pointing-control system sense even the first sign of wobbling and then cancel the unwanted motion through the spinning of heavy flywheels.
Also part of the research equipment is the telescope's guidance system, which will measure subtle motions such as those of stars that may be wobbling because they have planets orbiting around them.
Jacobsen and his co-workers have observed the rotor wobbling around the copper sleeve at a rate of about 250 wobbles per minute.
Now, researchers using very sensitive satellite and radio astronomy techniques have found "rapid" wobbling of the earth on a time scale of two weeks to several months, and have shown that the wobbling is at least partially caused by atmospheric changes.