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[jig-lee] /ˈdʒɪg li/
adjective, jigglier, jiggliest.
tending to jiggle or marked by a jiggling movement.
Informal. featuring women in clothing designed to be sexually suggestive by accentuating the breasts:
jiggly TV shows.
Origin of jiggly
jiggle + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I think I shall not tell the girls that the maps are wrong, and that Maine is not as jiggly as they make it out.

  • They chatted while the natives gaped until the jiggly, two-wheeled carts clattered toward them.

    The Argus Pheasant John Charles Beecham
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: the ads for comedies in the jiggle genre/ a brand of show so dependent on buxom starts and wet T-shirts that it was called jiggle television


  1. The bouncing and shaking of a woman's parts, esp of the breasts •Hence the whole tone and style of blatant female sexual exploitation: help put the jiggle back in the series ''Charlie's Angels''
  2. A TV program featuring the bouncing and shaking of a woman's parts: when advertisers see wall-to-wall jigglies in prime time


: She swims, jumps rope, and practices jiggling in front of the mirror (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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