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Definition of "jiggle" []

  • To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner: The gelatin jiggled on the plate. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause to jiggle. (verb-transitive)
  • A jiggling motion. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "jiggle" in a sentence
  • "But that's an argument as old as the term "jiggle TV" harking back to the original "Charlie's Angels" -- which, 35 years later, returns to ABC in an updated but no less jiggly version starring tough-but-tantalizing Annie Ilonzeh, Minka Kelly and Rachael Taylor."
  • "Barbi Benton's been a Playboy icon (but surprisingly, no centerfolds), a regular on Hee Haw (I don't think there's been one Hee Haw article on this whole site), and part of an ABC show called Sugar Time, for which one critic coined the phrase jiggle tv."
  • "Mad Men knockoffs that Maureen Dowd describes as "jiggle TV," which is simply inaccurate."