bobble vs mishandle what difference

what is difference between bobble and mishandle

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɒbəl/
  • Rhymes: -ɒbəl
  • Homophone: bauble (in accents with the cot-caught merger)

Noun

bobble (plural bobbles)

  1. A furry ball attached on top of a hat.
  2. (Britain) Elasticated band used for securing hair (for instance in a ponytail), a hair tie
  3. (informal) A pill (a ball formed on the surface of the fabric, as on laundered clothes).
  4. (knitting) A localized set of stitches forming a raised bump.
    • 2008, Claire Compton, Sue Whiting, The Knitting and Crochet Bible (page 45)
      From the top the sample shows four stitch popcorns, five stitch bobbles, two rows of bells and a central leaf with leaves sloping to the left and right each side.
  5. A wobbling motion.

Derived terms

  • bobble hat
  • bobblehead
  • bobbly
  • head bobble

Translations

Verb

bobble (third-person singular simple present bobbles, present participle bobbling, simple past and past participle bobbled)

  1. (intransitive) To bob up and down.
  2. (US) To make a mistake in.
  3. (intransitive) To roll slowly.
    • November 17 2012, BBC Sport: Arsenal 5-2 Tottenham [1]
      A neat interchange between Mikel Arteta and Wilshere set up Podolski and his finish bobbled into the net via Gallas.

Derived terms

  • bobbler

Translations



English

Etymology

From mis- +‎ handle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɪsˈhændəl/

Verb

mishandle (third-person singular simple present mishandles, present participle mishandling, simple past and past participle mishandled)

  1. (transitive) To manipulate something roughly, causing physical damage.
    If you mishandle a fragile package, the contents may break.
  2. (transitive) To deal with a situation incorrectly or ineffectively; to make a mistake in handling a situation.
    The prime minister was accused of mishandling the diplomatic crisis.

Synonyms

  • (manipulate roughly): misuse, abuse, handle roughly, handle incorrectly
  • (handle a situation incorrectly): mismanage

Translations

Noun

mishandle (countable and uncountable, plural mishandles)

  1. Rough manipulation which causes physical damage.
  2. Ineffective or incorrect deal.
  3. Improper, wrong, or bad usage or treatment; abuse.

Anagrams

  • shieldman

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Middle Low German mishandelen

Verb

mishandle (imperative mishandl or mishandle, present tense mishandler, simple past and past participle mishandla or mishandlet)

  1. to maltreat or mistreat

Derived terms

  • mishandling

References

  • “mishandle” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

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