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Definition of the noun jiggle

What does jiggle mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: jiggles

  1. a slight irregular shaking motion
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of jiggle: joggle
    • more generic word: shaking = the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements

Definition of the verb jiggle

What does jiggle mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: jiggled | jiggling | jiggles

  1. move to and fro

Alternative definition of the verb jiggle

verb

  1. [transitive] To shake something gently; to rattle or wiggle.
  2. [intransitive] To shake, rattle, or wiggle.

Explanation

Jiggle is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Jiggle

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Google previewSexual Personae (1990)

by Camille Paglia

Female jiggle is the ducklike waddle of our wallowing Willendorf, who swims in the underground river of liquid nature. Sex is probings, plumbing, secretions, ...

Google previewFemininity (2013)

by Susan Brownmiller

they combine the esthetic with other considerations, echoing the protests once articulated by fervent tight-lacers: Without a secure foundation the chest muscles will hurt from the strain, the breast will flop shamelessly; the jiggle is a source of ...

Google previewFree Women, Free Men (2017)

Sex, Gender, Feminism by Camille Paglia

Female jiggle is the ducklike waddle of our wallowing Willendorf, who swims in the underground river of liquid nature. Sex is probings, plumbing, secretions, ...

Google previewThe Flash Anthology (2004)

Cool Effects and Practical ActionScript by Steven Grosvenor

_rotation = jiggle; }; }; As with the previous example, we're using a prototype function to extend the MovieClip class, in this case, with a new method called Jiggle. Jiggle is a parameterless method that randomly rotates the movie clip ...

Google previewA Little Too Hot (2014)

by Lisa Desrochers

We never show them, but a little jiggle is a good thing.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

jiggle cage A spring-mounted cage that can contain an animal. The activity level of the animal within it can be recorded. Similar to activity cage with the addition of springs to ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

by Philip Winn

jiggle. plate. A device for measuring TREMOR in animals. A base plate is mounted on ball bearings such that it 'jiggles'. Fixed to the plate is a pointed plumb bob that hangs in a socket. When bob and socket make contact an electric circuit is ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

fidget, jiggle; ferment, effervesce, fizzle, foam; seethe, boil (over), bubble (up); toss or thrash about, toss and turn; shake like an aspen leaf; shake to its foundations. Informal, have the jitters, tremble in one's boots, have ants in one's pants.

Google previewPonapean-English Dictionary (1979)

by Kenneth L. Rehg, Damian G. Sohl

jiggle to jiggle up and down, as of the fat on a fat person: mwenemwenei. jitterbug to jitterbug: suripak join to accompany, join, or go with, to participate, to attend: iang. to join: koakone, koakonokon. to join the other side: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1862)

E - P by Hensleigh Wedgwood

gagen, gagelen, to jog, jiggle, move to and fro ; Swiss gageln, to shake, be unsteady as a table; gagli, a giglot, a girl that can't sit still.

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

twitch, yank, jiggle, snap, pull, spasm, convulsion. 2 Slang fool, simpleton, scatterbrain, goof (Slang), schlep (Slang), idiot, square (Slang), goon (Slang). jerkwater adj. one-horse, hick (Slang) , country, backwoods, remote, provincial, small, ...

Google previewMeaning and the Lexicon (2010)

The Parallel Architecture 1975-2010 by Ray Jackendoff

Consider verbs like chew, knead, jiggle, and spin. Using a standard test for affectedness (Lakoff 1970, Jackendoff 1990), the objects of these verbs are affected:7 ...

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Usage statistics about jiggle

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb jiggle:

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Scrabble value of J8I1G2G2L1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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