When you get out of doing dishes by declaring you have to use the bathroom and disappearing for 10 minutes, this is an example of when you wiggle out of doing the dishes.
The movement of a shaking bowl of gelatin is an example of when it wiggles.
When you squirm around and fidget in your chair using small movements, this is an example of when you wiggle.
She walked with a sexy wiggle.
The pitcher wiggled his way out of a jam.
Her hips wiggle as she walks.
The jelly wiggles on the plate when you move it.
The squirmy movements made by a little puppy who is trying to escape from a hug are an example of a wiggle.
The gelatin wiggled on the plate.
Wiggle a loose tooth.
- To hurry or hurry up.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of wiggle
- Middle English wiglen probably from Middle Low German wiggelen to totter wegh- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English wiglen, possibly from Middle Dutch or Old English