English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to move with quick jerky movements
Guests bopped and jigged the night away to disco beat.
Synonyms
skip
She was skipping along the pavement.
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bob
Balloons bobbed about in the sky.
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prance
The cheerleaders pranced on the far side of the pitch.
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jiggle
He tapped his feet, hummed tunes and jiggled about.
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bounce
Moira bounced into the office.
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caper
The children were capering about, shouting and laughing.
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wiggle
She wiggled her fingers to attract his attention.
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jounce

Additional synonyms

in the sense of bob
Definition
to move or cause to move up and down repeatedly, such as while floating in water
Balloons bobbed about in the sky.
in the sense of bounce
Definition
to move or cause to move suddenly
Moira bounced into the office.
Synonyms
in the sense of caper
Definition
to skip about light-heartedly
The children were capering about, shouting and laughing.

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