- to move up and down or to and fro with short, quick jerks.
- a jiggling movement.
Origin of jiggle
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Examples from the Web for jiggler
The first act was the juggler, or the "jiggler," as one of the boys had called him.Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue Giving a Show
Laura Lee Hope
- to move or cause to move up and down or to and fro with a short jerky motionto jiggle the door handle
- a short jerky motion
C19: frequentative of jig; compare joggle
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Word Origin and History for jiggler
1836, from jig (q.v.) + -le, frequentative suffix. Related: Jiggled; jiggling. As a noun, from 1840.
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