American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner: The gelatin jiggled on the plate.
- v. To cause to jiggle.
- n. A jiggling motion.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To practise affected or awkward motions; wriggle.
- To jerk or joggle slightly.
- n. A slight joggle; a quick jiggling movement.
- n. a weak, shaking movement.
- v. transitive To shake something gently; to rattle or wiggle.
- v. intransitive To shake, rattle, or wiggle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To wriggle or frisk about; to move awkwardly; to shake up and down.
- v. move to and fro
- n. a slight irregular shaking motion
- Frequentative of jig1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Barbi Benton's been a Playboy icon (but surprisingly, no centerfolds), a regular on Hee Haw (I don't think there's been one Hee Haw article on this whole site), and part of an ABC show called Sugar Time, for which one critic coined the phrase jiggle tv.”
“Mad Men knockoffs that Maureen Dowd describes as "jiggle TV," which is simply inaccurate.”
“If I really wanted this kind of jiggle action I would go to the ballet.”
“I only wish I could have thought of a better word than "jiggle," which has an unfortunate connotation and of course rhymes with "giggle," which undercuts the sincerity of my post, f'shiggle.”
“Over at mon autre blog I have an episode of Blansky's Beauties, the bomb Garry Marshall created for ABC in 1977 to get in on the "jiggle" craze, and one of the worst shows ever created by someone who had two top-ten hits on the air granted, there aren't many people who have had two top-ten hits at once.”
“I've also heard him use, I believe, Gigabyte to begin like the word "jiggle", not as I would say it, like "giggle".”
“I remember my father openning up the back of the TV set periodically to "jiggle" the tubes to get the set to work.”
“However, before he could get near enough to her to "jiggle" her arm, and make her drop the pan, Dinah came in.”
“This time he jumped backward, and flung his arms about to illustrate the "jiggle;" and -- and he knocked over the peacock glass vase, and it fell on the marble hearth, and broke into fifty pieces.”
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