The Free Dictionary  
mailing list For webmasters
Welcome Guest Forum Search | Active Topics | Members

jiggle Options
Daemon
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 12:00:00 AM
Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 3/7/2009
Posts: 22,026
Neurons: 66,081
Location: Inside Farlex computers
jiggle

(verb) To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner.

Synonyms: joggle, wiggle

Usage: He jiggled the worn key in the lock and finally got the door open.
taurine
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 4:06:30 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 4/20/2016
Posts: 567
Neurons: 51,118
This enabled him to start running the turnkey business.
monamagda
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 7:12:44 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 2/4/2014
Posts: 5,722
Neurons: 3,720,331
Location: Bogotá, Bogota D.C., Colombia
monamagda
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 7:12:45 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 2/4/2014
Posts: 5,722
Neurons: 3,720,331
Location: Bogotá, Bogota D.C., Colombia
monamagda
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 7:19:39 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 2/4/2014
Posts: 5,722
Neurons: 3,720,331
Location: Bogotá, Bogota D.C., Colombia
Think
raghd muhi al-deen
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 9:25:50 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 4/19/2017
Posts: 759
Neurons: 68,526
Location: Baghdad, Mayorality of Baghdad, Iraq

jiggle
Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to jiggle: apprise, facilitate, overreact
jig·gle (jĭg′əl)
v. jig·gled, jig·gling, jig·gles
v.intr.
To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner: The gelatin jiggled on the plate.
v.tr.
To cause to jiggle.
n.
A jiggling motion.
[ Frequentative of jig.]
jig′gly adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
jiggle (ˈdʒɪɡəl)
vb
to move or cause to move up and down or to and fro with a short jerky motion: to jiggle the door handle.
n
a short jerky motion
[C19: frequentative of jig; compare joggle]
ˈjiggly adj
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
jig•gle (ˈdʒɪg əl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to move up and down or to and fro with short, quick jerks.
n.
2. a jiggling movement.
[1835–40; jig2 + -le]
jig′gly, adj. -gli•er, -gli•est.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
jiggle
Past participle: jiggled

with my pleasure
MelissaMe
Posted: Friday, September 08, 2017 10:57:16 AM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 8/10/2014
Posts: 5,363
Neurons: 342,748
Location: Gualala, California, United States
"Watch it jiggle, see it wiggle!"

Anyone remember the Jell-O advertisement jingle song?

This is my only now.
Irma Crespo
Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 2:46:05 PM

Rank: Advanced Member

Joined: 12/24/2014
Posts: 1,234
Neurons: 75,512
Location: Panamá, Panama, Panama
jiggle

Definition: (verb) To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner.
Synonyms: joggle, wiggle
Users browsing this topic
Guest


Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Main Forum RSS : RSS
Forum Terms and Guidelines. Copyright © 2008-2017 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.