Collywobbles



[kol-ee-wob-uh lz] /ˈkɒl iˌwɒb əlz/

noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) Informal.
1.
intestinal cramps or other intestinal disturbances.
2.
a feeling of fear, apprehension, or nervousness.
/ˈkɒlɪˌwɒbəlz/
plural noun (slang) the collywobbles
1.
an upset stomach
2.
acute diarrhoea
3.
an intense feeling of nervousness
n.

1823, fanciful formation from colic and wobble.

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