wiggle-waggle

wiggle-waggle
adj хитливий, нестійкий

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  • wiggle-waggle — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: reduplication of wiggle (I) : indecisive, vacillating has gone wiggle waggle and cannot be persuaded to be categorical Lionel Hale II. intransitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

  • wiggle-woggle — noun see wiggle waggle III …   Useful english dictionary

  • waggle — [v] shake bobble, flourish, flutter, jerk, jiggle, joggle, quiver, twitch, wag, wave, wiggle; concept 150 …   New thesaurus

  • Wiggle — Wig gle, v. t. & i. [Cf. {Wag}, v. t., {Waggle}.] To move to and fro with a quick, jerking motion; to bend rapidly, or with a wavering motion, from side to side; to wag; to squirm; to wriggle; as, the dog wiggles his tail; the tadpole wiggles in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wiggle — [n/v] shake back and forth jerk, jiggle, shimmy, squirm, twist, twitch, wag, waggle, wave, worm, wriggle, writhe, zigzag; concepts 80,150,152 …   New thesaurus

  • wiggle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. squirm, shake, wriggle, wobble, wag, shimmy. See agitation. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. wag, waggle, wriggle, squirm, shimmy, shake, flounce, dance sensually, grind, do the grind*, juggle the hip*. III …   English dictionary for students

  • waggle — wag|gle [ˈwægəl] v [I and T] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: wag] to move something up and down or from side to side using short quick movements = ↑wiggle ▪ Can you waggle your ears? >waggle n [singular] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • waggle — [[t]wæ̱g(ə)l[/t]] waggles, waggling, waggled V ERG If you waggle something, or if something waggles, it moves up and down or from side to side with short quick movements. [V n] He was waggling his toes in his socks... His hand waggled beneath… …   English dictionary

  • waggle — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. wag, play back and forth, sway, shimmy; see wiggle . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To move to and fro vigorously and usually repeatedly: switch, wag1, wave. See REPETITION. 2. To move (one s arms or wings, for example)… …   English dictionary for students

  • wiggle — wig·gle || wɪgl n. wiggling movement, twisting, waggling, movement from side to side; twisting path or line v. waggle, wriggle, squirm; shake, move from side to side; wiggle something …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wiggle — v 1. wriggle, move from side to side, move around, squirm, writhe, twist; wiggle or move one s hips, swivel one s hips, shake, shimmy, (both in dance) grind, bump and grind. 2. wobble, waggle, shake, quiver, move, jerk, twitch …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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