wiggle room

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noun

room to maneuver; latitude.

Origin of wiggle room

First recorded in 1985–90
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Contemporary Examples of wiggle room

  • “Not to my knowledge,” Gibbs answered, leaving plenty of wiggle-room.

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British Dictionary definitions for wiggle room

wiggle room

noun

informal scope for freedom of action or thought
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