wriggle: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (rig'ul), [key]
— v., n. -gled, -gling,
- to twist to and fro; writhe; squirm.
- to move along by twisting and turning the body, as a worm or snake.
- to make one's way by shifts or expedients (often fol. by out): to wriggle out of a difficulty.
- to cause to wriggle: to wriggle one's hips.
- to bring, get, make, etc., by wriggling: to wriggle one's way through a narrow opening.
- act of wriggling; a wriggling movement.
- wriggle (Thesaurus)