Definition of Jiggle

1. Noun. A slight irregular shaking motion.

Exact synonyms: Joggle
Generic synonyms: Shaking
Derivative terms: Joggle



2. Verb. Move to and fro. "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"
Exact synonyms: Joggle, Wiggle
Generic synonyms: Agitate, Shake
Specialized synonyms: Wag, Waggle
Derivative terms: Joggle, Wiggle, Wiggler, Wiggler, Wiggler

Definition of Jiggle

1. v. i. To wriggle or frisk about; to move awkwardly; to shake up and down.

Definition of Jiggle

1. Noun. a weak, shaking movement. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To shake something gently; to rattle or wiggle. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To shake, rattle, or wiggle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jiggle

1. to shake lightly [v -GLED, -GLING, -GLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jiggle

jigged
jiggeh
jiggehs
jiggered
jiggering
jiggermast
jiggers
jigget
jiggier
jiggiest
jigging
jiggings
jiggish
jiggle (current term)
jiggled
jiggler
jigglers
jiggles
jigglier
jiggliest
jiggling
jigglingly
jigglings
jiggly
jiggy
jighead
jigheads
jigida

Literary usage of Jiggle

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"bob, fig, jog, joggle, flip, fling, throw, dodge, spasm, jiggle, ... jiggle, n. dance, bob, bobble, popple, jig, noddle, jog, joggle, dangle, ..."

2. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"... but to me it sounded more like "jiggle-jiggle-jiggle-jig." Although not loud, it has a carrying quality which at once arrests attention. ..."

3. Pen Pictures of Europe by Elizabeth Peake (1874)
"Now I go down to the right, now raised up perpendicularly, now balancing for a moment with an inclination to tip backwards, then jiggle, jiggle, jiggle (the ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"JEW'S EYE, s. anything very valuable. WILMSLOW. jiggle JAGGLE, also JIG JAG, adj. irregular, not straight. " The brook runs all jiggle-jaggle. ..."

5. Popular Science Monthly (1902)
"... jiggle my little baby, jiggle my little baby. Please put that little pillow in, put that little ..."

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