transitive verb-·gled, -·gling
to wag, esp. with short, quick movements
Origin of wagglefrequentative of wag
to move in a shaky or wobbly manner; totter
the act or an instance of waggling
verbwag·gled, wag·gling, wag·gles
To move (an attached part, for example) with short, quick motions: waggled her foot impatiently.
To move shakily; wobble: waggled down the steps.
A wobbling motion.
Origin of waggleMiddle English wagelen frequentative of waggen ; see wag 1.
(third-person singular simple present waggles, present participle waggling, simple past and past participle waggled)
- a wobbling motion