Synonyms and Antonyms of jiggle

  1. 1 to make a series of small irregular or violent movements the gelatin salad continued to jiggle after she set it on the table Synonyms agitate, bucket, convulse, jerk, shake, joggle, jolt, jounce, judder [chiefly British], quake, quiver, shudder, vibrate, wobble (also wabble)Related Words rock, sway, swing; chatter, quaver, shiver, thrill, tremble; twitch; dodder, waver; flicker, fluctuate, flutter, oscillate, undulate, wave; beat, palpitate, pit-a-pat, pitter-patter, pulsate, pulse, throb

  2. 2 to make jerky or restless movements the applicant's knees constantly jiggled, betraying her nervousness Synonyms fiddle, jerk, jig, fidget, squiggle, 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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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