Pronunciation: (rig'ul), [key]
—v., -gled, -gling,
1. to twist to and fro; writhe; squirm.
2. to move along by twisting and turning the body, as a worm or snake.
3. to make one's way by shifts or expedients (often fol. by out): to wriggle out of a difficulty.
1. to cause to wriggle: to wriggle one's hips.
2. to bring, get, make, etc., by wriggling: to wriggle one's way through a narrow opening.
act of wriggling; a wriggling movement.
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