Translation of "wriggle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

wriggle

verb uk /ˈrɪɡ.əl/ us /ˈrɪɡ.əl/

[ I or T ] to twist your body, or move part of your body, with small, quick movements

扭动;蠕动
A large worm wriggled in the freshly dug earth. 一条大虫子在新翻过的地里蠕动。
Baby Martha was wriggling her toes in the sand. 宝宝玛莎正在沙子中扭动着脚趾。

[ I + adv/prep ] to move somewhere using short, quick twisting movements

蜿蜒前行;扭动爬行
The tunnel was low and dark, but she managed to wriggle through to the other side. 地道又低又暗,但她还是设法爬到了另一端。
After twisting and turning for a while, he managed to wriggle free. 一阵扭动之后,他设法挣脱了出来。

Phrasal verb(s)

noun [ C usually singular ] uk /ˈrɪɡ.əl/ us /ˈrɪɡ.əl/

an act of wriggling

扭动;蠕动
With a wriggle, she managed to crawl through the gap. 她身子一扭,设法爬过了缝隙。

(Translation of “wriggle” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)