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Noun: bobble  bó-bul
  1. [N. Amer] (baseball) the momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball
    "the second baseman made a bobble but still had time to throw the runner out"
     
  2. [Brit] A small ball of wool or other fabric, esp. as used as a decoration on a hat
Verb: bobble  bó-bul
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    "I bobbled the dinner and we had to eat out";
    - botch, bodge [Brit], bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub [N. Amer], screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, butcher, balls up, cock up [Brit], goof up

Derived forms: bobbled, bobbles, bobbling

Type of: bloomer, blooper [N. Amer], blue [Austral, NZ], blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, fail, flub [N. Amer], foul-up, go wrong, miscarry, pratfall

Encyclopedia: Bobble