verb (used with object)
Origin of jigger3
Related Words for jiggeringshimmy, wiggle, twitch, fidget, jig, jigger, jerk, jog, agitate, shimmer, shake, bob, vellicate, joggle
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No, this was not a "jiggering" fish; but he was a pretty lively customer, for all that, as they were soon to find out.Prince Fortunatus
"1.5-ounce shot glass," 1836, American English, in early use also of the drink itself, from jigger "illicit distillery" (1824), of unknown origin; or else perhaps from jigger, a 1756 alteration of chigger "tiny mite or flea." As a name for various appliances, the word is attested by 1825, from jig.