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1. One that wiggles, such as a worm or a restless child.
2. The larva of a mosquito.
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(ˈwɪg lər)

1. a person or thing that wiggles.
3. Southern U.S. an earthworm.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wiggler - one who can't stay still (especially a child)wiggler - 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.wiggler - larva of a mosquitowiggler - 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
3.wiggler - terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soilwiggler - terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers
oligochaete, oligochaete worm - hermaphroditic terrestrial and aquatic annelids having bristles borne singly along the length of the body
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