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See definition of wiggling on Dictionary.com
  • as inwobbling
  • as inwobbly

synonyms for wiggling

  • quaking
  • quivering
  • staggering
  • swaying
  • teetering
  • trembling
  • wabbling
  • insecure
  • precarious
  • rickety
  • unbalanced
  • uneven
  • unstable
  • unsteady
  • weak
  • wavering
  • fluctuant
  • rattletrap
  • rocky
  • teetering
  • tottering
  • unsafe
  • unsure
  • vacillating
  • wavy
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How to use wiggling in a sentence

If the NFL is willing to be flexible, it has enough wiggle room to prevent that from happening.
THE CORONAVIRUS HAS TURNED THE NFL INTO A JOKE, AND NOBODY SHOULD BE LAUGHINGJERRY BREWERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Coupled with Ohio State having its game against Maryland wiped out, the Buckeyes have no more wiggle room on that front unless the average number of games in the league is reduced to seven per team.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WINNERS AND LOSERS: PAC-12 PLAYOFF HOPES DISAPPEAR WITH OREGON’S LOSSPATRICK STEVENSNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s possible the Irish will have to beat Clemson again next month to earn a semifinal invitation, but it’s still a better situation than having no remaining wiggle room.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WINNERS AND LOSERS FOR WEEK 10: FLORIDA IS FUN AGAIN AND GEORGIA IS DONEPATRICK STEVENSNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If you pop the hood of a modern car, there’s almost no space, there’s no wiggle room.
WITH TRUST IN AI, MANUFACTURERS CAN BUILD BETTERJASON SPARAPANIOCTOBER 28, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Any particular dip might instead be just a random, extra-large wiggle.
DOUBTS OVER A ‘POSSIBLE SIGN OF LIFE’ ON VENUS SHOW HOW SCIENCE WORKSLISA GROSSMANOCTOBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
One strategy is to write an equation that describes the wiggles caused by the noise.
DOUBTS OVER A ‘POSSIBLE SIGN OF LIFE’ ON VENUS SHOW HOW SCIENCE WORKSLISA GROSSMANOCTOBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
"I've told Judy to bemember," said Punch, wiggling, for his father's beard tickled his neck.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
"Good," answered the fish, turning a double somersault in the water and wiggling her right fin as if trying to shake hands.
LULU, ALICE AND JIMMIE WIBBLEWOBBLEHOWARD R. GARIS
She lay back in the weak sun with her eyes closed behind her shades, her toes wiggling in her flip-flops.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
Pawnee Brown had dropped down in the long grass and was now wiggling along like a snake through the bushes and between the rocks.
THE BOY LAND BOOMERRALPH BONEHILL
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WORDS RELATED TO WIGGLING

  • quaking
  • quivering
  • staggering
  • swaying
  • teetering
  • trembling
  • wabbling
  • wiggling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.