Definition of Wriggle

1. Noun. The act of wiggling.

Exact synonyms: Squirm, Wiggle
Generic synonyms: Motility, Motion, Move, Movement
Derivative terms: Squirm, Wiggle, Wiggly, Wriggly



2. Verb. To move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling). "The streets wriggle with crowds"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
Exact synonyms: Squirm, Twist, Worm, Wrestle, Writhe
Generic synonyms: Move
Specialized synonyms: Wrench
Derivative terms: Squirm, Squirmer, Twist, Twister, Wriggler

Definition of Wriggle

1. v. i. To move the body to and fro with short, writhing motions, like a worm; to squirm; to twist uneasily or quickly about.

2. v. t. To move with short, quick contortions; to move by twisting and squirming; like a worm.

3. a. Wriggling; frisky; pliant; flexible.

4. n. Act of wriggling; a short or quick writhing motion or contortion.

5. v. i. To move the body to and fro with short, writhing motions, like a worm; to squirm; to twist uneasily or quickly about.

6. v. t. To move with short, quick contortions; to move by twisting and squirming; like a worm.

7. a. Wriggling; frisky; pliant; flexible.

8. n. Act of wriggling; a short or quick writhing motion or contortion.

Definition of Wriggle

1. Verb. (intransitive) To slightly twist one's body and quickly move one's limbs. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To cause to or make something wriggle. ¹

3. Noun. A wriggling movement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wriggle

1. to turn or twist in a sinuous manner [v -GLED, -GLING, -GLES]

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