Translation of "wriggle" - English-Traditional 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

扭動;蠕動
A large worm wriggled in the freshly dug earth. 一條大蟲子在新翻過的地裡蠕動。
Baby Martha was wriggling her toes in the sand. 嬰兒瑪莎正在沙子中扭動著腳趾。

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

蜿蜒前行;扭動爬行
The tunnel was low and dark, but she managed to wriggle through to the other side. 地道又低又暗,但她還是設法爬到了另一端。
After twisting and turning for a while, he managed to wriggle free. 一陣扭動之後,他設法掙脫了出來。

Phrasal verb(s)

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

an act of wriggling

扭動;蠕動
With a wriggle, she managed to crawl through the gap. 她身子一扭,設法爬過了縫隙。

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