What does wiggle mean?

Definitions for wiggleˈwɪg əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word wiggle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wiggle, wriggle, squirm(verb)

    the act of wiggling

  2. jiggle, joggle, wiggle(verb)

    move to and fro

    "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"


  1. wiggle(Noun)

    A wiggling movement.

    She walked with a sexy wiggle.

  2. wiggle(Verb)

    To move with irregular, back and forward or side to side motions; To shake or jiggle.

  3. Origin: wiglen, possibly from or

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wiggle(verb)

    to move to and fro with a quick, jerking motion; to bend rapidly, or with a wavering motion, from side to side; to wag; to squirm; to wriggle; as, the dog wiggles his tail; the tadpole wiggles in the water

  2. Wiggle(noun)

    act of wiggling; a wriggle

  3. Origin: [Cf. Wag, v. t., Waggle.]


  1. Wiggle

    Wiggle is the fourth studio album by the American punk rock band Screeching Weasel. It was released on January 15, 1993 through Lookout! Records. Their previous album, My Brain Hurts, had seen a sharp rise in the band's popularity and a shift in sound towards mid-tempo pop songs. With Wiggle, the band shifted gears yet again. Though several tracks retained the catchy, pop-punk sound, many others saw the band venturing into experiments with New Wave and some of the harder-edged sounds of the early albums. Another major change was the amount of collaboration in songwriting. Rather than Ben Weasel being the sole author of the majority of the songs, Wiggle features a few credited to the entire band, one by guitarist Danny Vapid, and a couple with bassist Johnny Personality. In addition to this, there are three songs co-written by Joe King of The Queers, which were also recorded by his band. The album received mixed reviews. Many expected a continuation of the previous album and were surprised by the experimentation and harder-edged production. Since its initial release, many of the songs have come to be regarded as the band's best. Others have not held up so well over time. The band has voiced some regrets about the recording of the album, which allowed each member a voice in the mixing of specific songs and resulted in a less cohesive sound. There have also been regrets about the songs chosen for the album in recent years.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wiggle

    wig′l, v.i. (prov.) to waggle, wriggle.—n. a wiggling motion.—n. Wigg′ler, one who wriggles.

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    Song lyrics by wiggle -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by wiggle on the Lyrics.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wiggle in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wiggle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barun Mathema:

    Nobody is a 100% sure, if you read carefully, there will always be a bit of a wiggle room caveat.

  2. Michael Lynick:

    Wiggle Your Toes is a new family for us, and a new support group— and not just a support group, but they are our friends now.

  3. Fadel Gheit:

    It's easier to cut than to redeploy, the companies have very little wiggle room, there is no room for error. You miss you're dead.

  4. Deutsche Bank:

    This (denial) still leaves a fair bit of wiggle room in terms of communication and is not as hawkish as first read of headline would suggest.

  5. Terry DuFrene:

    This is going to be about the Fed's next move when they meet next week and gives them a little bit more room to wiggle as far as not being in the camp of rising rates.

Images & Illustrations of wiggle

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Translations for wiggle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • wackeln, schwänzeln, schlängelnGerman
  • menear, contonearSpanish
  • hytinä, hytistä, hytke, tutisuttaa, tutista, hytkyttää, hytkyä, tytistä, hytisyttää, tutina, hyllyäFinnish
  • frétillerFrench
  • ringatózik, hullámzik, ficánkol, ringHungarian
  • wiebelenDutch
  • vrikke, vrikkNorwegian
  • rebolado, rebolarPortuguese
  • покачивать, раскачиваться, покачиваниеRussian
  • vickaSwedish
  • 擺動Chinese

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