AskDefine | Define jiggle

Dictionary Definition

jiggle n : a slight irregular shaking motion [syn: joggle] v : move to and fro; "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!" [syn: joggle, wiggle]

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  1. a weak, shaking movement.
    Give the key a jiggle and see if it opens.


  1. To shake something gently; to rattle or wiggle.
    Jiggle the handle and see if the water stops.
  2. To shake, rattle, or wiggle.
    The jelly jiggled in the bowl for a few moments after it was set down.

Derived terms


To shake something gently|
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