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wabbit

Line breaks: wab¦bit
Pronunciation: /ˈwabɪt
 
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Definition of wabbit in English:

adjective

[predicative] Scottish
Exhausted or slightly unwell: I’m feeling a bit wabbit
More example sentences
  • The bairn's a wee bit tired. Wabbit.
  • Been feeling a bit wabbit but may be because I'm coming off my medication at the moment.
  • I think, firstly - give Rhoda a hug - she looks a bit wabbit!

Origin

late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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