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jig·gle

 (jĭg′əl)
v. jig·gled, jig·gling, jig·gles
v.intr.
To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner: The gelatin jiggled on the plate.
v.tr.
To cause to jiggle.
n.
A jiggling motion.

[ Frequentative of jig.]

jig′gly adj.

jiggle

(ˈdʒɪɡəl)
vb
to move or cause to move up and down or to and fro with a short jerky motion: to jiggle the door handle.
n
a short jerky motion
[C19: frequentative of jig; compare joggle]
ˈjiggly adj

jig•gle

(ˈdʒɪg əl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to move up and down or to and fro with short, quick jerks.
n.
2. a jiggling movement.
[1835–40; jig2 + -le]
jig′gly, adj. -gli•er, -gli•est.

jiggle


Past participle: jiggled
Gerund: jiggling

Imperative
jiggle
jiggle
Present
I jiggle
you jiggle
he/she/it jiggles
we jiggle
you jiggle
they jiggle
Preterite
I jiggled
you jiggled
he/she/it jiggled
we jiggled
you jiggled
they jiggled
Present Continuous
I am jiggling
you are jiggling
he/she/it is jiggling
we are jiggling
you are jiggling
they are jiggling
Present Perfect
I have jiggled
you have jiggled
he/she/it has jiggled
we have jiggled
you have jiggled
they have jiggled
Past Continuous
I was jiggling
you were jiggling
he/she/it was jiggling
we were jiggling
you were jiggling
they were jiggling
Past Perfect
I had jiggled
you had jiggled
he/she/it had jiggled
we had jiggled
you had jiggled
they had jiggled
Future
I will jiggle
you will jiggle
he/she/it will jiggle
we will jiggle
you will jiggle
they will jiggle
Future Perfect
I will have jiggled
you will have jiggled
he/she/it will have jiggled
we will have jiggled
you will have jiggled
they will have jiggled
Future Continuous
I will be jiggling
you will be jiggling
he/she/it will be jiggling
we will be jiggling
you will be jiggling
they will be jiggling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jiggling
you have been jiggling
he/she/it has been jiggling
we have been jiggling
you have been jiggling
they have been jiggling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jiggling
you will have been jiggling
he/she/it will have been jiggling
we will have been jiggling
you will have been jiggling
they will have been jiggling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jiggling
you had been jiggling
he/she/it had been jiggling
we had been jiggling
you had been jiggling
they had been jiggling
Conditional
I would jiggle
you would jiggle
he/she/it would jiggle
we would jiggle
you would jiggle
they would jiggle
Past Conditional
I would have jiggled
you would have jiggled
he/she/it would have jiggled
we would have jiggled
you would have jiggled
they would have jiggled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jiggle - a slight irregular shaking motion
shaking - the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
Verb1.jiggle - move to and frojiggle - move to and fro; "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"
shake, agitate - move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
wag, waggle - move from side to side; "The happy dog wagged his tail"

jiggle

verb
1. shake, jerk, agitate, joggle He jiggled the doorknob noisily.
2. jerk, bounce, jog, fidget, shake, twitch, wiggle, jig, shimmy, joggle He tapped his feet, hummed tunes and jiggled about.

jiggle

verb
To cause to move to and fro with short, jerky movements:
Translations
يَهُز
poskakovattrhavě pohybovat
hoppe
rykkjast, hreyfast upp og niîur
lēkātlīgoties
trhane pohybovať
titre emek

jiggle

[ˈdʒɪgl]
A. Nzangoloteo m
B. VTzangolotear
C. VIzangolotearse

jiggle

[ˈdʒɪgəl]
vt
(= move from side to side) → remuer
(= bounce) [+ baby] → secouer légèrement
vi (= shake) → trembler
jiggle around
jiggle about vi [person] → se trémousser

jiggle

vtwackeln mit; door handlerütteln an (+dat)
vi (also jiggle about)herumzappeln

jiggle

(ˈdʒigl) verb
to (cause to) jump (about) or move jerkily. The television picture kept jiggling up and down.
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