Synonyms of 'wriggle'
to twist and turn with quick movementsThe audience were fidgeting and wriggling in their seats.
to twist and turn with quick movementsShe pulled off her shoes and stockings and wriggled her toes.
a wriggling movement or actionWith a wriggle, he freed himself from her grasp and ran off.
See wriggle out of something
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in the sense of snake
to glide or move in a winding course, like a snakeThe road snaked through the forested mountains.
in the sense of squirm
to wriggleHe gave a feeble shrug and tried to squirm free.
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