Nauseous vs Wamble - What's the difference?
As an adjective nauseous
is causing nausea; sickening or disgusting.
As a noun wamble is
(obsolete) nausea; seething; bubbling; rolling boil.
As a verb wamble is
(dialect) to feel nauseous, to churn (of stomach)
Causing nausea; sickening or disgusting.
* 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , I:
Afflicted with nausea; sick.
* 2010 , Tom Smith, The Guardian , 4 Sep 2010:
- And then what proper person can be partial / To all those nauseous epigrams of Martial?
- Is it a myth that you shouldn't drink alcohol while taking antibiotics? I often do and haven't felt remotely nauseous .
* nauseating - causing disgust rather than nausea
* nauseated - afflicted with nausea
(obsolete) Nausea; seething; bubbling; rolling boil.
(dialect) An unsteady walk; a staggering or wobbling.
* 1887 ,
A stomach rumble.
- Fancy her white hands getting redder every day, and her tongue losing its pretty up-country curl in talking, and her bounding walk becoming the regular Hintock shail and wamble !
(dialect) To feel nauseous, to churn (of stomach) .
(dialect) To twist and turn; to wriggle; to roll over.
(dialect) To wobble, to totter, to waver; to walk with an unsteady gait.
* 1887 ,
- She may shail, but she'll never wamble .