Jiggle meaning

jĭgəl
A jiggling movement.
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To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner.

The gelatin jiggled on the plate.

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To cause to jiggle.
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A jiggling motion.
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To move in a succession of quick, slight jerks; rock lightly.
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Give the key a jiggle and see if it opens.

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To shake something gently; to rattle or wiggle.

Jiggle the handle and see if the water stops.

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(intransitive) To shake, rattle, or wiggle.

The jelly jiggled in the bowl for a few moments after it was set down.

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Origin of jiggle

  • Frequentative of jig

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition