verb (used without object), wrig·gled, wrig·gling.
verb (used with object), wrig·gled, wrig·gling.
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Origin of wriggle
OTHER WORDS FROM wrigglewrig·gling·ly, adverboutwriggle, verb (used with object), out·wrig·gled, out·wrig·gling.un·wrig·gled, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for wriggle
Like Nadler, Cohen—who is also Jewish—substituted “Jewish” for “gay” and watched Riggle wriggle.Right-Wing Activists: Yep, ‘Religious Freedom’ Protects Discrimination Against Jews|Jay Michaelson|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Fishermen, like thieves, shake out their silver,/ the lithe knives wriggle on the drying sand.
The question is whether Netanyahu believes that he can wriggle his way out of serious peace negotiations once again.
To wriggle your way into private sessions with top industry execs?Meeting Merkel, Schmoozing With Charlize: 10 Things You Need to Know About the World Economic Forum in Davos|Winston Ross|January 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And most of us felt compelled to find a witty repartee while trying to wriggle out of his clutches.
He could not wriggle a toe, which made his mental processes difficult, for his toes were first aids to his brain.
His mind worked more freely when his toes were unconfined, so that he might wriggle them as he reasoned.
Scattergood was thinking, and to think, with him, meant so to unfetter his feet that he could wriggle his toes pleasurably.
Another wriggle took him past the back, but it also gave Clowes time to catch him up.The Gold Bat|P. G. Wodehouse
With a convulsive wriggle of its tail it darted away in a panic.The Watchers of the Trails|Charles G. D. Roberts