Synonyms of wriggle out of something
wriggle out of something
▷ See wriggle
twistDictionary • The government is trying to wriggle out of its responsibilities.
avoid • He managed to avoid giving them an idea of what he was up to.
duck (informal) • He had ducked the confrontation.
dodge • Thieves dodged the security system in the shop.
extricate yourself from
talk your way out of
worm your way out of
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avoidIf you avoid doing something, you choose not to do it, or you put yourself in a situation where you do not have to do it.
• He managed to avoid giving them an idea of what he was up to.
• Thieves dodged the security system in the shop.
duck (informal)You say that someone ducks a duty or responsibility when you disapprove of the fact that they avoid it.
• He had ducked the confrontation.
Thesaurus for wriggle out of something from the Collins English Thesaurus