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wag·gle

 (wăg′əl)
v. wag·gled, wag·gling, wag·gles
v.tr.
To move (an attached part, for example) with short, quick motions: waggled her foot impatiently.
v.intr.
To move shakily; wobble: waggled down the steps.
n.
A wobbling motion.

[Middle English wagelen, frequentative of waggen; see wag1.]

wag′gly adj.

waggle

(ˈwæɡəl)
vb
to move or cause to move with a rapid shaking or wobbling motion
n
a rapid shaking or wobbling motion
[C16: frequentative of wag1]
ˈwagglingly adv
ˈwaggly adj

wag•gle

(ˈwæg əl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.i.
1. to wobble or shake, esp. while in motion.
v.t.
2. to move up and down or from side to side: to waggle one's head.
n.
3. a waggling motion.
[1585–95; wag + -le]

waggle


Past participle: waggled
Gerund: waggling

Imperative
waggle
waggle
Present
I waggle
you waggle
he/she/it waggles
we waggle
you waggle
they waggle
Preterite
I waggled
you waggled
he/she/it waggled
we waggled
you waggled
they waggled
Present Continuous
I am waggling
you are waggling
he/she/it is waggling
we are waggling
you are waggling
they are waggling
Present Perfect
I have waggled
you have waggled
he/she/it has waggled
we have waggled
you have waggled
they have waggled
Past Continuous
I was waggling
you were waggling
he/she/it was waggling
we were waggling
you were waggling
they were waggling
Past Perfect
I had waggled
you had waggled
he/she/it had waggled
we had waggled
you had waggled
they had waggled
Future
I will waggle
you will waggle
he/she/it will waggle
we will waggle
you will waggle
they will waggle
Future Perfect
I will have waggled
you will have waggled
he/she/it will have waggled
we will have waggled
you will have waggled
they will have waggled
Future Continuous
I will be waggling
you will be waggling
he/she/it will be waggling
we will be waggling
you will be waggling
they will be waggling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been waggling
you have been waggling
he/she/it has been waggling
we have been waggling
you have been waggling
they have been waggling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been waggling
you will have been waggling
he/she/it will have been waggling
we will have been waggling
you will have been waggling
they will have been waggling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been waggling
you had been waggling
he/she/it had been waggling
we had been waggling
you had been waggling
they had been waggling
Conditional
I would waggle
you would waggle
he/she/it would waggle
we would waggle
you would waggle
they would waggle
Past Conditional
I would have waggled
you would have waggled
he/she/it would have waggled
we would have waggled
you would have waggled
they would have waggled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waggle - causing to move repeatedly from side to sidewaggle - causing to move repeatedly from side to side
agitation - the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)
Verb1.waggle - move from side to sidewaggle - move from side to side; "The happy dog wagged his tail"
jiggle, joggle, wiggle - move to and fro; "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"
2.waggle - move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motionwaggle - move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"

waggle

verb wag, wiggle, wave, shake, flutter, wobble, oscillate He was waggling his toes in his socks.

waggle

verb
1. To move to and fro vigorously and usually repeatedly:
2. To move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down:
3. To move or proceed with short irregular motions up and down or from side to side:
Translations
هَزَّهيَهُز، يَهْتَز
vippevippenvrikkevrikken
billegbillegés
dilla, vingsa sér, vaggarugg, rykkir, vagg
kraipymaskraipytikrusčiojimaskrusčioti
kustēšanāskustētieskustināšanakustinātšūpošana
kývať
salla masalla mak

waggle

[ˈwægl]
A. N [of finger] → movimiento m; [of hips] → contoneo m, meneo m
B. VT [+ finger] → agitar; [+ hips] → contonear, menear; [+ tail] → sacudir, menear
he can waggle his earspuede mover las orejas

waggle

[ˈwægəl]
vt [+ finger, toes, head] → remuer
viremuer

waggle

vtwackeln mit; tailwedeln mit; (bird) → wippen mit; he waggled his loose toother wackelte an dem lockeren Zahn
viwackeln; (tail)wedeln; (of bird)wippen
n with a waggle of her hips she left the stagemit den Hüften wackelnd ging sie von der Bühne

waggle

[ˈwægl]
1. n with a waggle of her hipsancheggiando
with a waggle of its tail → scodinzolando
2. vt (tail) → dimenare, agitare
to waggle one's hips → ancheggiare
3. vidimenarsi, agitarsi

waggle

(ˈwӕgl) verb
to (cause to) move from side to side. She waggled her hips as she walked down the street; His beard waggled as he ate.
noun
such a movement.
References in classic literature ?
Yet when they reached the church and were about to slip aside into their usual seats, a little beyond the font, where they could see the red-furred tails of the bellropes waggle and twist at ringing time, they were swept forward irresistibly, a Cloke on either flank (and yet they had not walked with the Clokes), upon the ever-retiring bosom of a black-gowned verger, who ushered them into a room of a pew at the head of the left aisle, under the pulpit.
Mumps one pound, that is what I have put down, but I daresay it will be more like thirty shillings -- don't speak -- measles one five, German measles half a guinea, makes two fifteen six -- don't waggle your finger -- whooping-cough, say fifteen shillings" -- and so on it went, and it added up differently each time; but at last Wendy just got through, with mumps reduced to twelve six, and the two kinds of measles treated as one.
It settles into a rhythm, "Bleep, bleep, bleep, bleep", I think, "That bird sounds just like my bedside alarm", Then comes a slow and sad awareness: we're asleep, We go for one final flit around Notre Dame, At last I manage to open one eye somehow, I waggle a toe, this will have to do for now.
Stihler's "Wiggle Waggle Woof 1, 2, 3" (9781570619786) is a one-to-twelve counting book featuring twelve hardworking Alaskan sled dogs in harness.
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I needed to waggle my hips in exaggerated style to rpace.
One well-known behavior is the waggle dance, a figure-eight dance with which bees communicate the location of food.
Bees are known to use vibrations to communicate with each other in their hives and scientists have already been able to decode a particular behaviour known as a waggle dance, which the bees use to tell others about the location of good food sources.
Campbe wi h b Green waggle screame c Greens's wife Lee then "waggled" Garry's leg as he screamed in agony.
The show is staged in a big white tent and there are animated sequences, bee waggle dancing and a vibrating floor that families can sit on (as well as the usual chairs).
They then video-recorded the scouts producing waggle dances and tracked dances produced by the marked scouts with a microphone and videotape to ascertain when they received stop signals, and from which bees.
WAGGLE DANCE The flight of some beers is as haphazard as a bee over a field of flowers.