wriggle


wriggle

verb

Definition of WRIGGLE

1
to make jerky or restless movements <a toddler wriggling in his seat all throughout the church service>
Near Antonyms relax, rest, unwind; calm (down), still
2
to move slowly with the body close to the ground <a worm slowly wriggled across the sidewalk>
Related Words crouch, squat; edge, inch, nose; skulk, sneak, steal, tiptoe
3
to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way <within a month of his arrival, this social upstart had wriggled himself into the family's good graces>

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