Nauseous vs Wamble - What's the difference?

nauseous | wamble |

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) .




(en adjective)
  • Causing nausea; sickening or disgusting.
  • * 1819 , Lord Byron, Don Juan , I:
  • And then what proper person can be partial / To all those nauseous epigrams of Martial?
  • Afflicted with nausea; sick.
  • * 2010 , Tom Smith, The Guardian , 4 Sep 2010:
  • 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

    See also

    * nauseated - afflicted with nausea * queasy




    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Nausea; seething; bubbling; rolling boil.
  • (dialect) An unsteady walk; a staggering or wobbling.
  • * 1887 ,
  • 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 !
  • A stomach rumble.
  • Verb

  • (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 .