Meaning of COLLYWOBBLES in English

/kol"ee wob'euhlz/ , n. ( used with a sing. or pl. v. ) Informal.

1. intestinal cramps or other intestinal disturbances.

2. a feeling of fear, apprehension, or nervousness.

[ 1815-25; coinage presumably based on COLIC, WOBBLE; see -S 3 ]

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