Variant of wriggle
- to move to and fro with a twisting, writhing motion; twist and turn; squirm
- to move along with a wriggling motion
- to make one's way by subtle or shifty means; dodge; equivocate: to wriggle out of a difficulty
Origin: MLowG wriggeln, akin to Old Frisian wrigia: see wry
- to cause to wriggle
- to bring into a specified condition, form, etc. by wriggling
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