Definition of Wobblies in English:
Popular name for members of Industrial Workers of the World.
- But the Wobblies' combination of grassroots democracy, direct action and visionary politics is a reminder of the limitations of the current debate.
- Meetings of the local peace coalition include members of the Green Party, Wobblies, university professors, and die-hard Republican churchgoers.
- I do not think it is a coincidence that popular music has been an important part of almost every radical movement in American history from the Wobblies to Anti-Globalization.
early 20th century: of unknown origin.
Definition of Wobblies in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan