wriggler


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wrig·gler

 (rĭg′lər)
n.
1. The larva of a mosquito.
2. One that wriggles or squirms.

wrig•gler

(ˈrɪg lər)

n.
1. a person or thing that wriggles.
2. Also called wiggler. the larva of a mosquito.
[1625–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wriggler - one who can't stay still (especially a child)wriggler - one who can't stay still (especially a child); "the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.wriggler - larva of a mosquitowriggler - larva of a mosquito      
larva - the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
Translations
مُتَلَوٍّ
der ikke kan holde sig i roen
izgõ-mozgó gyermek
barn sem iîar í sífellu
yerinde duramayan kimse

wriggle

(ˈrigl) verb
to twist to and fro. The child kept wriggling in his seat; How are you going to wriggle out of this awkward situation?
noun
a wriggling movement.
ˈwriggler noun
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