Wriggle

Definition of Wriggle

Wrig´gle
v. i.1.To move the body to and fro with short, writhing motions, like a worm; to squirm; to twist uneasily or quickly about.
[imp. & p. p. Wriggled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Wriggling .]
Both he and successors would often wriggle in their seats,
as long as the cushion lasted.
- Swift.
v. t.1.To move with short, quick contortions; to move by twisting and squirming; like a worm.
Covetousness will wriggle itself out at a small hole.
- Fuller.
Wriggling his body to recover
His seat, and cast his right leg over.
- Hudibras.
a.1.Wriggling; frisky; pliant; flexible.
n.1.Act of wriggling; a short or quick writhing motion or contortion.

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