To wriggle is to move around in a way that is uncomfortable or uncomfortable to the point of being painful. When you wriggle, you are trying to get out of something or to move to a more comfortable position.

  • He wriggled around in the chair for a while before he finally got comfortable.

  • The prisoner wriggled around until she was free.

Definition of wriggled


To twist one's body to and fro with short, writhing motions; to squirm.


To cause to or make something wriggle.


To use crooked or devious means.

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