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jiggle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jiggle

  1. 1 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements <the gelatin salad continued to jiggle after she set it on the table> Synonyms agitate, bucket, convulse, jerk, shake, joggle, jolt, jounce, judder [chiefly British], quake, quiver, shudder, vibrate, wobble (also wabble)Related Words rock, sway, swing; chatter, quaver, shiver, thrill, tremble; twitch; dodder, waver; flicker, fluctuate, flutter, oscillate, undulate, wave; beat, palpitate, pit-a-pat, pitter-patter, pulsate, pulse, throb

  2. 2 to make jerky or restless movements <the applicant's knees constantly jiggled, betraying her nervousness> Synonyms fiddle, jerk, jig, fidget, squiggle, squirm, thrash, thresh, toss, twist, twitch, wiggle, wriggle, writheRelated Words flit, flutter, twitter; quake, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble; paceNear Antonyms relax, rest, unwind; calm (down), still




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