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wiggle room

room to maneuver; latitude.
Origin of wiggle room
First recorded in 1985-90 Unabridged
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wiggle room

(informal) scope for freedom of action or thought
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wiggle room

noun phrase

Space, either real or figurative, in which to maneuver; elbow room: Clinton's health plan gives Congress wiggle room (mid-1980s+)

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