What is another word for waggle?

Pronunciation: [wˈaɡə͡l] (IPA)

Waggle is a verb that refers to the rapid back-and-forth movement of an object or body part, often in a playful or excited manner. Some synonyms for waggle include jiggle, shake, quiver, and wiggle. Jiggle suggests a more forceful or energetic movement, whereas shake implies a more vigorous and sustained motion. Quiver has a more delicate and subtle connotation, whereas wiggle conveys a playful, sometimes flirtatious, movement. Other possible synonyms for waggle include twitch, flutter, wobble, and swing. Whatever word you choose, the essence of waggle is the rapid and repeated movement that suggests an energetic and lively character.

What are the hypernyms for Waggle?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Waggle?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for waggle (as nouns)

Usage examples for Waggle

One of them we are free of because, one night, seeing him wiggle-waggle in his seat as if about to rise, we sent an elder to him to say that his remarks were not acceptable.
"Around The Tea-Table"
T. De Witt Talmage
And Andrew P. Hill, who presided, was in a blue funk-O'Grady could see his chin-beard waggle and could almost hear his teeth chatter; for it was Andrew who had amassed all that Pin-and-Needle collateral, accepting it at the street's own mad valuation.
"Under the Skylights"
Henry Blake Fuller
You stand in the sunlight and waggle your fingers and you are struck with the desirable glitter that flits from finger tip to finger tip like a heleograph winking on a mountain top.
"Cobb's Anatomy"
Irvin S. Cobb

Famous quotes with Waggle

  • Lewis Carroll was especially kind to Charlie and me, though when I was only five I offended him once when, at a children’s party at Hatfield, he was telling us a story. He was a stammerer and being unable to follow what he was saying I suddenly asked in a loud voice, "Why does he waggle his mouth like that?" I was hastily removed by the lady-in-waiting.
    Lewis Carroll

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