Definitions for waggleˈwæg əl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word waggle

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wag•gleˈwæg əl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling

  1. (v.i.)to wobble or shake, esp. while in motion.

  2. (v.t.)to move up and down or from side to side:

    to waggle one's head.

  3. (n.)a waggling motion.

Origin of waggle:

1585–95; wag+-le

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wag, waggle, shake(verb)

    causing to move repeatedly from side to side

  2. wag, waggle(verb)

    move from side to side

    "The happy dog wagged his tail"

  3. wamble, waggle(verb)

    move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion

Wiktionary

  1. waggle(Noun)

    a wobbling motion

  2. waggle(Verb)

    To move (something) with short, quick motions; to wobble.

  3. Origin: Frequentative form of wag. Compare continental equivalents Middle High German wacken ( > Danish vakle, German wackeln), Swedish vagla, West Frisian waggelje, Dutch waggelen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Waggle(verb)

    to reel, sway, or move from side to side; to move with a wagging motion; to waddle

  2. Waggle(verb)

    to move frequently one way and the other; to wag; as, a bird waggles his tail


Translations for waggle

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

waggle(noun)

such a movement.

Get even more translations for waggle »

Translation

Find a translation for the waggle definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these waggle definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"waggle." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 29 Jul 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/waggle>.

Are we missing a good definition for waggle?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for waggle: