a repeated, jerky movement; bob.
a momentary fumbling or juggling of a batted or thrown baseball.
an error; mistake.
a small ball of fabric usually used decoratively, as in a fringe or other trimming:
a sweater with a line of bobbles up the sleeves.
to juggle or fumble (a batted or thrown baseball) momentarily, usually resulting in an error.
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a short jerky motion, as of a cork floating on disturbed water; bobbing movement
a tufted ball, usually for ornament, as on a knitted hat
any small dangling ball or bundle
(intransitive) (sport) (of a ball) to bounce with a rapid erratic motion due to an uneven playing surface
(US, informal) to handle (something) ineptly; muff; bungle: he bobbled the ball and lost the game
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