wriggly

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wrig·gle

 (rĭg′əl)
v. wrig·gled, wrig·gling, wrig·gles
v.intr.
1. To turn or twist the body or a body part with writhing motions: The rabbit's nose wriggled.
2. To move or proceed with writhing motions: wriggle into a sleeping bag; wriggled out of his grasp.
v.tr.
1. To move with a wriggling motion: wriggle a toe.
2. To make (one's way, for example) by or as if by wriggling: He wriggled his way into her good graces.
n.
A wriggling movement.
Phrasal Verb:
wriggle out of
To extricate oneself from (an undesirable situation or responsibility, for example) by sly or subtle means: wriggled out of a jam.

[Middle English wrigglen, perhaps from Middle Low German wriggeln; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

wrig′gly adj.

wrig•gly

(ˈrɪg li)

adj. -gli•er, -gli•est.
1. twisting; squirming: a wriggly caterpillar.
2. evasive; shifty: a wriggly character.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wriggly - moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion; "wiggly worms"
moving - in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
Translations

wriggly

[ˈrɪglɪ] ADJ (wrigglier (compar) (wriggliest (superl))) → sinuoso

wriggly

adj (+er)sich windend attr, → sich krümmend attr; fish, childzappelnd attr

wriggly

[ˈrɪglɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → che si dimena