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[ wig-lee ]


, wig·gli·er, wig·gli·est.
  1. a wiggly child.

  2. undulating; wavy:

    a wiggly line.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of wiggly1

First recorded in 1900–05; wiggle + -y 1

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Example Sentences

These sensors are connected to a central microcontroller via wiggly copper wires that wave up and down in a snake-like fashion.

Now, tap the dots at the bottom of your screen to open up a similarly wiggly display of all your home screens.

Instead of a wiggly line, they look like the surface of a doughnut.

The Food Lion just off Highway 17 was bigger than the Piggly Wiggly.

When Sean told them about the idea to rob the Piggly Wiggly, they told him he was crazy.

If protocol demands that John Edwards look like a banker, his daughter dresses as though she could be going to a Piggly-Wiggly.

Jess cut the wiggly s, because she had the better knife, while Violet struggled with the e.

It deserves the name, all right,” commented Spider Sexton, “for I never saw such a wiggly stream in all my born days.

The medico who ran the electro-cardiograph refused to make sense, after the fifth trials, out of the wiggly marks on his graphs.

But this here wiggly printin—no, no, it dont look reasonable.

So it isn't exactly a go-as-you-please place, and if you shut your eyes it still seems the wiggly hotel that we expected.