wiggle room

noun
Updated on: 12 Dec 2017

Definition of wiggle room

: leeway, latitude
  • a contract with wiggle room for further negotiations

Examples of wiggle room in a Sentence

  1. The salesman has some wiggle room to reduce the price of the car.

  2. the language of the contract is vague and leaves too much wiggle room

Recent Examples of wiggle room from the Web

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First Known Use of wiggle room

1965

wiggle room Synonyms

Synonyms
latitude, leeway, space, slack
Related Words
license (or licence), rein, swing

WIGGLE ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

wiggle room

noun

Definition of wiggle room for English Language Learners

  • : the ability to make small changes in a plan, schedule, etc., if they are needed



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