verb \ˈji-gəl\

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

jig·gledjig·gling \-g(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of JIGGLE

transitive verb
:  to cause to move with quick little jerks or oscillating motions
intransitive verb
:  to move from or as if from being jiggled
jiggle noun
jig·gly \-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


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