joggle

verb (1)
jog·​gle | \ ˈjä-gəl How to pronounce joggle (audio) \
joggled; joggling\ ˈjä-​g(ə-​)liŋ How to pronounce joggle (audio) \

Definition of joggle

 (Entry 1 of 4)

transitive verb

: to shake slightly

intransitive verb

: to move shakily or jerkily

joggle

noun (1)

Definition of joggle (Entry 2 of 4)

joggle

noun (2)

Definition of joggle (Entry 3 of 4)

1 : a notch or tooth in a joining surface (as of a piece of building material) to prevent slipping
2 : a dowel for joining two adjacent blocks of masonry

joggle

verb (2)
joggled; joggling\ ˈjä-​g(ə-​)liŋ How to pronounce joggle (audio) \

Definition of joggle (Entry 4 of 4)

transitive verb

: to join by means of a joggle so as to prevent sliding apart

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Verb (1)

joggler \ ˈjä-​g(ə-​)lər How to pronounce joggle (audio) \ noun

Synonyms for joggle

Synonyms: Verb (1)

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First Known Use of joggle

Verb (1)

1513, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

Noun (1)

circa 1727, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1793, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb (2)

1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for joggle

Verb (1)

frequentative of jog entry 1

Noun (2)

diminutive of jog entry 3

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“Joggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joggle. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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joggle

verb
jog·​gle | \ ˈjä-gəl How to pronounce joggle (audio) \
joggled; joggling

Kids Definition of joggle

: to shake or cause to shake slightly

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