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wriggle - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'wriggle' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Wriggle [ a.]
- Wriggling; frisky; pliant; flexible.
2 . Wriggle [ v. i.]
- To move the body to and fro with short, writhing motions, like a worm; to squirm; to twist uneasily or quickly about.
3 . Wriggle [ v. t.]
- To move with short, quick contortions; to move by twisting and squirming; like a worm.

Meaning of 'wriggle' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . wriggle [ v]
Meaning (1):
- to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
Example in sentence:
  • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace;
  • The prisoner writhed in discomfort