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jiggle

play
verb jig·gle \ˈji-gəl\

Simple Definition of jiggle

  • : to move or cause (something) to move with quick, short movements up and down or side to side

Full Definition of jiggle

jig·gledjig·gling play \-g(ə-)liŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to move with quick little jerks or oscillating motions

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to move from or as if from being jiggled

jiggle noun
jig·gly play \-g(ə-)lē\ adjective

Examples of jiggle

  1. Try to avoid jiggling the camera.

  2. His belly jiggled like a bowlful of jelly.



Origin of jiggle

frequentative of 2jig


First Known Use: 1836

Rhymes with jiggle



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