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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wiggle mean? 

WIGGLE (noun)
  The noun WIGGLE has 1 sense:

1. the act of wiggling

  Familiarity information: WIGGLE used as a noun is very rare.

WIGGLE (verb)
  The verb WIGGLE has 1 sense:

1. move to and fro

  Familiarity information: WIGGLE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

WIGGLE (noun)

Sense 1wiggle [BACK TO TOP]


The act of wiggling

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


squirm; wiggle; wriggle

Hypernyms ("wiggle" is a kind of...):

motility; motion; move; movement (a change of position that does not entail a change of location)

WIGGLE (verb)

Sense 1wiggle [BACK TO TOP]


Move to and fro

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming


jiggle; joggle; wiggle

Context example:

Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!

Hypernyms (to "wiggle" is one way to...):

agitate; shake (move or cause to move back and forth)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "wiggle"):

wag; waggle (move from side to side)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something

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