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synonyms for wiggle

  • jerk
  • jiggle
  • shimmy
  • squirm
  • twist
  • twitch
  • wag
  • waggle
  • wave
  • worm
  • wriggle
  • writhe
  • zigzag
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The NFL has precious little wiggle room if more teams suffer outbreaks, but on a league level, so far it’s a navigable situation.
WHICH BILL O’BRIEN WAS WORSE, THE COACH OR THE GM?SARAH SHACHATOCTOBER 6, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Thinner margins accompanied by relatively high rates of debt provide less wiggle room if the properties, or the economy, run into trouble.
THE KUSHNERS’ FREDDIE MAC LOAN WASN’T JUST MASSIVE. IT CAME WITH UNUSUALLY GOOD TERMS, TOO.BY HEATHER VOGELLOCTOBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
Some camps say even the current rules provide some wiggle room and they might choose to open regardless of whether they’re changed.
MORNING REPORT: ABOUT THOSE PRIVATE DAY CAMPS …VOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 18, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Surprisingly, one was a wiggle to only one side of the cell.
HUMAN SPERM DON’T SWIM THE WAY THAT ANYONE HAD THOUGHTJACK J. LEEJULY 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A truly all-terrain rover on the moon or Mars may need to put a little wiggle in its walk.
WIGGLY WHEELS MIGHT HELP ROVERS PLOW THROUGH LOOSE LUNAR SOILSMARIA TEMMINGJUNE 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Oi know ye're there, fer Oi saw th' bushes wiggle a wee bit.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S PURSUITBURT L. STANDISH
Hank, he's trying to look the other way, but that doctor won't let his eyes wiggle away from his'n.
DANNY'S OWN STORYDON MARQUIS
The wiggle has to be three or four octaves above that before the nerves will have anything to do with it.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
They wear yearning facial expressions; when they start to walk, they do not walk, but writhe and wiggle.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
I hold that natur haz its laws and programmy, all the wa down, from the biling over ov a volkano tu the wiggle ov a lam's tale.
JOSH BILLINGS, HIZ SAYINGSHENRY WHEELER SHAW
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WORDS RELATED TO WIGGLE

  • be antsy
  • be hyper
  • be nervous
  • be on pins and needles
  • be spooked
  • be wired
  • bustle
  • chafe
  • fiddle
  • fret
  • fuss
  • hitch
  • jiggle
  • jitter
  • joggle
  • jump
  • play
  • squirm
  • stir
  • toss
  • trifle
  • twiddle
  • twitch
  • wiggle
  • worry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.