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[predicative] Exhausted or slightly unwell:‘I'm feeling a bit 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!’
- ‘The bairn's a wee bit tired. Wabbit.’
Late 19th century: of unknown origin.
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