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1 : Not to be depended on; weak; unstable.

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1 : Wankle

a.

Not to be depended on; weak; unstable.

This word wankle uses (6) total characters with white space

This word wankle uses (6) total characters with white out space

This word wankle uses 6 unique characters: A E K L N W

Number of all permutations npr for wankle word is (720)

Number of all combination ncr for wankle word is (720)

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Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Adjective
    • 1.4 Anagrams
  • 2 Scots
    • 2.1 Etymology
    • 2.2 Adjective

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English wankel, from Old English wancol (unstable, unsteady, tottering, vacillating, weak), from Proto-Germanic *wankulaz (unsteady, wavering), from Proto-Indo-European *wank-, *wak-, *wek-, *weg- (to be unsteady; crooked). Cognate with Dutch wankel (shaky, unstable), Middle High German wankel (unsteady), German wanken (to waver, totter). See also wonky.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwæŋkəl/
  • (US, also) IPA(key): /ˈweɪŋkəl/
  • Rhymes: -æŋkəl

Adjective[edit]

wankle (comparative more wankle, superlative most wankle)

  1. (Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) Weak; unstable; unreliable; not to be depended on.

Anagrams[edit]

  • knawel

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English wankel, wankill, from Old English wancol (unsteady, skaky). More at wonky.

Adjective[edit]

wankle (comparative mair wankle, superlative maist wankle)

  1. weak
  2. unsteady
    Your wankle leggs canno support ye / Sae sit ye down, till I exhort ye. ― G. Stuart.