Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner.
  • intransitive verb To cause to jiggle.
  • noun A jiggling motion.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To jerk or joggle slightly.
  • noun A slight joggle; a quick jiggling movement.
  • To practise affected or awkward motions; wriggle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To wriggle or frisk about; to move awkwardly; to shake up and down.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a weak, shaking movement.
  • verb transitive To shake something gently; to rattle or wiggle.
  • verb intransitive To shake, rattle, or wiggle.

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

  • verb move to and fro
  • noun a slight irregular shaking motion

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[ Frequentative of jig.]

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