Definition of collywobbles noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    collywobbles

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkɒliwɒblz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːliwɑːblz//
     
    [plural](old-fashioned, British English, informal)
     
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  1. 1a nervous feeling of fear and worry
  2. 2a pain in the stomach
  3. Word Origin early 19th cent.: fanciful formation from colic and wobble.