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wiggle

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈwɪɡ.l̩/ informal us  
to (cause to) move up and down and/or from side to side with small, quick movements: He tried wiggling the control stick but nothing happened. She wiggled her toes in the water. Her hips wiggle as she walks.

wiggle

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɪɡ.l̩/ us  
a small, quick movement up and down and/or from side to side: With a wiggle of her hips, she pulled up the trousers.
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