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squiggle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of squiggle

  1. 1 to make jerky or restless movements <a pediatrician's waiting room full of squiggling toddlers> Synonyms fiddle, jerk, jig, jiggle, fidget, 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

  2. 2 to write or draw hastily or carelessly <there are some illegible notes squiggled in the margins of the old book> Synonyms scratch, scrawl, scribbleRelated Words doodle; jot (down); ink, inscribe, letter, pen, pencil, print, write




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