wiggle

wiggle
I UK [ˈwɪɡ(ə)l] / US verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word forms "wiggle":
present tense I/you/we/they wiggle he/she/it wiggles present participle wiggling past tense wiggled past participle wiggled
to make short quick movements from side to side, or to move something in this way

Stop wiggling your foot.


II UK [ˈwɪɡ(ə)l] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "wiggle":
singular wiggle plural wiggles
a short quick movement from side to side

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