English version

jiggle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishjigglejig‧gle /ˈdʒɪɡəl/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 MOVE something OR somebodyto make something move from side to side or up and down with short quick movements, or to move like this 🔊 She jiggled the handle of the pram to make the baby stop crying. 🔊 ‘Wake up, ’ he said, jiggling up and down on the bed.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
jiggleThe fat under her uniform jiggled.The can jiggled and danced, as though possessed by a ghost.He grinned, clambered to his feet and jiggled excitedly.Occasionally the baby whimpered and she jiggled the handle of the pram until it stopped.The computer has been taught fishing tricks: it jiggles the line to make the squid think the bait is alive.He jiggled the object in his palm, Queeg-like.The video camera lets you shoot from a moving car without jiggling the picture.Use a couple of small ones as worry beads, jiggling them around in the palm of your hand.
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Verb table
jiggle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyjiggle
he, she, itjiggles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyjiggled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave jiggled
he, she, ithas jiggled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad jiggled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill jiggle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have jiggled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam jiggling
he, she, itis jiggling
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you, we, theyare jiggling
Past
I, he, she, itwas jiggling
you, we, theywere jiggling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been jiggling
he, she, ithas been jiggling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been jiggling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be jiggling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been jiggling
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