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English definition of “wiggle”

wiggle

verb [I/T]  /ˈwɪɡ·əl/ us  
to move up and down or from side to side with small, quick movements, or to cause this to happen: [T] He wiggled the handle but nothing happened.
wiggle
noun [C]  /ˈwɪɡ·əl/ us  
The little boy gave his loose tooth a wiggle.
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