Hobbly Hob"bly, a. Rough; uneven; causing one to hobble; as a hobbly road. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(said of a road),

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  • hobbly — North Country (Newcastle) Words rough, uneven: a hobbly road …   English dialects glossary

  • hobbly — adjective a) uneven, rugged b) hobbling, walking with a hobble (unbalanced tread) …   Wiktionary

  • hobbly — a. Rough (said of a road), uneven …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • hobbly — hob·bly …   English syllables

  • hobbly — ˈhäb(ə)li adjective Etymology: hobble (I) + y dialect Britain : having a rough uneven surface …   Useful english dictionary

  • hubbly — ˈhəb(ə)lē adjective Etymology: alteration of hobbly : having an uneven surface : rough a hubbly road a hubbly sea * * * /hub lee/, adj. of uneven surface; rough: hubbly ice; a hubbly road. [1865 70, Amer.; perh. HUB (in …   Useful english dictionary

  • hub|ble — «HUHB uhl», noun. a small hump. ╂[perhaps back formation < earlier hubbly rough, variant of dialectal English hobbly < hobble move unsteadily up and down] …   Useful english dictionary

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