Definitions

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  • adj. Constantly moving, especially with small, undirected movements.
  • adj. Made up of many curves

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. curved or curving in and out
  • adj. moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion

Etymologies

from wiggle (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If I were English, I could call the wiggly desserts I make with this powder "jelly," but in my country, jelly goes on toast.

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  • One of the tools in the arsenal of SketchFlow is the Sketch Styles, formerly known as wiggly controls.

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  • Now about showing off the "wiggly" stuff: trust me on this: Mexican women here at Lake Chapala have a whole different body image than women from NOB.

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  • Then he came to a lot of kind of wiggly things that went down with him.

    Here and Now Story Book Two- to seven-year-olds

  • Okay, this may not bother other people, but I always post my caps to avoid losing them, and so many caps are a bit 'wiggly' when posted.

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  • However, using all points as control points would lead to a very large number of spline segments, and depending on how much noise there is in the data, it could lead to a "wiggly" curve that is not as smooth as desired.

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  • Singing carols, saying prayers, telling the Christmas story and lighting glow sticks around the Christmas tree is the perfect format for those too "wiggly" with anticipation to sit through a regular service.

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  • This is a quality I greatly admire in others, as I see wiggly, meaningless rhetoric as a waste of my time.

    Simple Justice

  • And here, as he made his way through thickets of bewildered workmen -- this skinny old man dressed in a gray suit and a bow tie, with his hands on his hips and his arms akimbo, like a dance instructor -- there was some kind of wiggly jazz in his legs, and he went flying all around the outside of the house, pointing at windows, saying there was the room where he learned to play the piano, and there was the room where he saw the pie fight on a primitive television, and there was the room where his beloved father died†¦ until finally we reached the front door.

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  • And here, as he made his way through thickets of bewildered workmen†"this skinny old man dressed in a gray suit and a bow tie, with his hands on his hips and his arms akimbo, like a dance instructorâ€" there was some kind of wiggly jazz in his legs, and he went flying all around the outside of the house, pointing at windows, saying there was the room where he learned to play the piano, and there was the room where he saw the pie fight on a primitive television, and there was the room where his beloved father died†¦ until finally we reached the front door.

    Mandy Stadtmiller dot com

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