Wiggle Wig"gle, v. t. & i. [Cf. {Wag}, v. t., {Waggle}.] To move to and fro with a quick, jerking motion; to bend rapidly, or with a wavering motion, from side to side; to wag; to squirm; to wriggle; as, the dog wiggles his tail; the tadpole wiggles in the water. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • wiggle — ► VERB ▪ move with short movements up and down or from side to side. ► NOUN ▪ a wiggling movement. DERIVATIVES wiggler noun wiggly adjective (wigglier, wiggliest) . ORIGIN Low German and Dutch wiggelen …   English terms dictionary

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  • wiggle — I UK [ˈwɪɡ(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms wiggle : present tense I/you/we/they wiggle he/she/it wiggles present participle wiggling past tense wiggled past participle wiggled to make short quick movements from side to side,… …   English dictionary

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