Definition of 'wriggle'
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Was she trying to wriggle free of boutique theatre? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Those who wriggle free are spared and it is easier for a man to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She wriggled free after the raiders fled the boat. The Sun (2009)But she got wedged in and battled for an hour to try and wriggle free. The Sun (2013)After three days the maid wriggled free and used the rope to climb out of a window. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then he wriggled past me in the hall and went off into his life. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)His ability to wriggle past people was fantastic. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She managed to wriggle away from him and run home. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Forest had aimed to wriggle clear of the bottom three for the first time in almost four months. The Sun (2008)And how much they wriggle about. The Sun (2007)Instead, they were almost allowed to wriggle free. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The harder we try to wriggle free from it, the tighter it holds us in its grip. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But be warned - emotionally this movie will reach deep into the pit of your stomach and wriggle your guts about before wrenching them out. The Sun (2008)But West Ham let them wriggle free as they squandered those three crucial chances. The Sun (2013)He tried to wriggle away - but she clung on, until his trainers came off and he fled barefoot. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'wriggle'
British English: wriggle VERB
If you wriggle or wriggle part of your body, you twist and turn with quick movements, for example because you are uncomfortable.
The babies are wriggling on their tummies.
Definition of wriggle from the Collins English Dictionary
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