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waggle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of waggle

  1. a quick jerky movement from side to side or up and down <a quick waggle of her head to indicate “no”> Synonyms swish, switch, {h,1}wag, whiskRelated Words oscillation, rock, sway, swing, waver; flap, flutter, wave, whip; flick, jerk, jolt, snap, twitch; jiggle, shake, wiggle; bob, nod




waggle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of waggle

  1. to move from side to side or up and down with quick jerky motions <the rabbit waggled its ears and hopped away> Synonyms swish, switch, wagRelated Words oscillate, rock, sway, swing, waver; beat, flail, flap, flop, lash, whip; flick, flicker, flutter, wave; jerk, jolt; jig, jiggle, joggle, shake, twitch, wiggle; bob, jog, nod




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