wiggly

[wig-lee]
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Origin of wiggly

First recorded in 1900–05; wiggle + -y1
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Examples from the Web for wiggly

Historical Examples of wiggly

  • Then he came to a lot of kind of wiggly things that went down with him.

    Here and Now Story Book

    Lucy Sprague Mitchell

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

    Cue for Quiet

    Thomas L. Sherred

  • Bunny was so interesting with her long ears and her wiggly nose, that Bobby stayed fifteen minutes, watching her.

    Bobby of Cloverfield Farm

    Helen Fuller Orton

  • Red verticals are five-minute intervals, the wiggly black horizontal line is the radioactivity level.

    Planet of the Damned

    Harry Harrison

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