American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small wiggly mark or scrawl.
- v. To squirm and wriggle.
- v. To make squiggles.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shake a fluid about in the mouth with the lips closed.
- To move about like an eel; squirm; wriggle.
- n. a short twisting or wiggling line or mark
- n. informal the tilde
- n. an illegible scrawl
- v. to wriggle or squirm
- v. to make a squiggle
- v. to write (something) illegibly
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Prov. Eng. To shake and wash a fluid about in the mouth with the lips closed.
- v. Low, U.S. To move about like an eel; to squirm.
- n. an illegible scrawl
- n. a short twisting line
- Perhaps blend of squirm and wiggle. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“He is referring to the squiggle of shiny plastic detail filled with coloured ink.”
“No first name, unless the squiggle was a first name.”
“As I told you, I looked at that insane diagram with the squiggle to one side and I knew the diagram was me and the squiggle was a question mark.”
“I finshed it up by quilting a basic cross-hatch into the basket and then a kind of squiggle into the flowers - to give the impression of stems, if you see what I mean.”
“He says there was a different kind of squiggle for every word and they used to write whole books in squiggles.”
“A shapeless squiggle which is utterly unlike your normal signature, but which is, nevertheless, all you are able to produce when asked formally to identify yourself.”
“Steve- If I were looking at Juckes’ blue squiggle and your blue squiggle on an oscilloscope, I would conclude that your squiggle was a bandwidth limited version of Juckes’ squiggle – that is, the high frequency content is more smoothed in your squiggle.”
“Winning off 139, he has still got some way to go to match Voy Por Ustedes in the 170s, and with the Timeform 'squiggle' still arched over the Twiston-Davies yard, he is not attractive enough to risk at 7 / 1.”
“For example, see a color, squiggle, meaning of a squiggle, and / or hear a key word or phrase?”
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