wiggly
adjective see wiggle II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wiggly — [wig′lē] adj. wigglier, wiggliest 1. that wiggles; wiggling 2. having a form that suggests wiggling; wavy [a wiggly line] …   English World dictionary

  • wiggly — UK [ˈwɪɡ(ə)lɪ] / US adjective Word forms wiggly : adjective wiggly comparative wigglier superlative wiggliest informal a wiggly line has a lot of curves in it …   English dictionary

  • wiggly — /wig lee/, adj., wigglier, wiggliest. 1. wiggling: a wiggly child. 2. undulating; wavy: a wiggly line. [1900 05; WIGGLE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • wiggly — wig•gly [[t]ˈwɪg li[/t]] adj. gli•er, gli•est 1) wiggling: a wiggly child[/ex] 2) undulating; wavy: a wiggly line[/ex] • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • wiggly — adjective /ˈwɪ.gə.ˌli/ a) Constantly moving, especially with small, undirected movements. It is not easy to get a diaper onto a wiggly little baby. b) (of a line) Made up of many curves Syn: fidgety, jiggly, jumpy, squirmy …   Wiktionary

  • wiggly — wig|gly [ˈwıgəli] adj informal a wiggly line is one that has small curves in it →↑wavy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wiggly — wig|gly [ wıgli ] adjective INFORMAL a wiggly line has a lot of curves in it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wiggly — adjective informal a wiggly line is one that has small curves in it; wavy (2) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wiggly — /ˈwɪgli/ (say wiglee) adjective 1. undulating; wavy: a wiggly line. 2. wriggly. {wiggl(e) + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • wiggly — 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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