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To slightly twist one's body and quickly move one's limbs

Teachers often lose their patience when children wriggle in their seats.

To cause to or make something wriggle

He was sitting on the lawn, wriggling his toes in the grass.

A wriggling movement
{v} to move to and fro in the joints
If you wriggle or wriggle part of your body, you twist and turn with quick movements, for example because you are uncomfortable. The babies are wriggling on their tummies She pulled off her shoes and stockings and wriggled her toes
the act of wiggling
{i} act of wriggling, instance of moving back and forth as a worm or snake, writhing, squirming; evasion or escape (e.g. from a difficulty)
To move the body to and fro with short, writhing motions, like a worm; to squirm; to twist uneasily or quickly about
Wriggling; frisky; pliant; flexible
to slightly twist ones body and quickly move ones limbs
If you wriggle somewhere, for example through a small gap, you move there by twisting and turning your body. He clutched the child tightly as she again tried to wriggle free Bauman wriggled into the damp coverall. a movement in which you twist your body from side to side
Act of wriggling; a short or quick writhing motion or contortion
{f} twist to and fro, squirm, wiggle, worm; evade (something unpleasant); make wriggle
to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
To move with short, quick contortions; to move by twisting and squirming; like a worm
wriggle out of
To circumvent an obligation by sneaky means
wriggle out
get out by squirming
get a wriggle on
to get a move on

While accepting he needs to get a wriggle on, Australia's annual great hope remains defiant and insists he can overcome a nightmare draw and once again challenge for the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup.

Anything that wriggles
{n} the act of twisting to and fro
get a wriggle on
(deyim) Get a move on, get moving, hurry up
Moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion, wiggly, wriggling, writhing
To wriggle
To wriggle
disapproval wriggle out of
If you say that someone has wriggled out of doing something, you disapprove of the fact that they have managed to avoid doing it, although they should have done it. The Government has tried to wriggle out of any responsibility for providing childcare for working parents. = get out of
to wriggle
past of wriggle
One who, or that which, wriggles
The larva of a mosquito
{i} one who wiggles, one who writhes; one who escapes (e.g. from problems); one who moves, one who twists
plural of wriggle
having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion; "squirming boys"; "wiggly worms"; "writhing snakes"
present participle of wriggle
that wriggles
{s} wiggly; squirmy; of extricating oneself (from ensnarement, a problem, etc.)
having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion; "squirming boys"; "wiggly worms"; "writhing snakes"