jiggle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “jiggle” in the English Dictionary

"jiggle" in British English

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jiggleverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˈdʒɪɡ.l̩/
to ​move from ​side to ​side or up and down with ​quickshortmovements, or to make something do this: If the ​door won't ​open, ​try jiggling the ​key in the ​lock.
noun [C] uk   us  
If the ​radio doesn't ​work, just give it a ​quick jiggle.
(Definition of jiggle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jiggleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈdʒɪɡ·əl/
to move something or ​cause something to move from ​side to ​side or up and down with ​quickshortmovements: [T] If the ​toilet won’t ​stopflushing, jiggle the ​handle.
(Definition of jiggle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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