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Meaning of "wriggly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRIGGLY

wriggly  [ˈrɪɡlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRIGGLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wriggly is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WRIGGLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wriggly in the English dictionary

The definition of wriggly in the dictionary is making a lot of twisting movements.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRIGGLY


bigly
ˈbɪɡlɪ
fugly
ˈfʌɡlɪ
gangly
ˈɡæŋɡlɪ
googly
ˈɡuːɡlɪ
Hooghly
ˈhuːɡlɪ
scraggly
ˈskræɡlɪ
scriggly
ˈskrɪɡlɪ
shingly
ˈʃɪŋɡlɪ
singly
ˈsɪŋɡlɪ
smugly
ˈsmʌɡlɪ
snugly
ˈsnʌɡlɪ
spangly
ˈspæŋɡlɪ
squiggly
ˈskwɪɡlɪ
straggly
ˈstræɡlɪ
tingly
ˈtɪŋɡlɪ
trigly
ˈtrɪɡlɪ
UGLI
ˈʌɡlɪ
ugly
ˈʌɡlɪ
vaguely
ˈveɪɡlɪ
wiggly
ˈwɪɡlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRIGGLY

wrick
wried
wrier
wries
wriest
wriggle
wriggler
wright
wring
wring together
wringer
wringing
wringing wet
wrinkle
wrinkled
wrinkleless
wrinklies
wrinkly
wrist
wrist joint

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRIGGLY

accordingly
amazingly
astonishingly
coggly
exceedingly
giggly
goggly
increasingly
interestingly
jiggly
knowingly
livingly
lovingly
niggly
seemingly
shoggly
strongly
stunningly
surprisingly
wrongly

Synonyms and antonyms of wriggly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wriggly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRIGGLY

Find out the translation of wriggly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wriggly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wriggly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

wriggly
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wriggly
570 millions of speakers

English

wriggly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

wriggly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اللافقارية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

извивающиеся
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

wriggly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

wriggly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

wriggly
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wriggly
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zappelig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

にょろにょろ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

wriggly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wriggly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

wriggly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

wriggly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिडखोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

wriggly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

wriggly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wriggly
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

извивающиеся
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

wriggly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συστρεφόμενος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wriemelende
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

wriggly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wriggly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wriggly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRIGGLY»

The term «wriggly» is regularly used and occupies the 80.783 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of wriggly
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRIGGLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wriggly» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wriggly» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wriggly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRIGGLY»

Discover the use of wriggly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wriggly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Ten Wriggly Wiggly Caterpillars
Follow the adventures of bright, bold, 3D caterpillars in this fun and funky counting book. 4 yrs +
‎2004
2
The Wriggly, Wriggly Baby
A very active baby ventures from his home to the firehouse, the zoo, the circus, and the beach, eluding his parents, until he finds himself alone and discovers that he misses them.
Jessica Clerk, 2002
3
Wriggly Rex: Amoral Leader
Wriggly Rex is the funniest Senate candidate who ever battled a strait-laced young staffer, a bare-knuckled opponent, and Old Beelzebub all at once: an alcoholic lecher or a lecherous alcoholic, depending on his company and the time of day.
Lew Dodgson, 2009
4
Wriggly Squiggly
This book is part of the Rigby Star Shared Reading Scheme. The rest of the scheme is in the Classroom Collection at shelfmark 9JKD.
Jeanne Willis, Kris Winthorpe, 2000
5
Red Giant: Year 2 - Wriggly Squiggly
Its revisiting structure reflects the fact that texts with sufficient depth can offer teaching opportunities at more than one level.
Jeanne Willis, Pearson Education, Kris Winthorpe, 2000
6
Wings, Stings and Wriggly Things
An introduction to minibeasts, this text contains nine spreads, each focusing on a different aspect of the subject. There is a true-or-false quiz on every spread, with answers at the back of the book.
Martin Jenkins, 1999
7
Giggly Wiggly Worms: A Wriggly Finger Puppet Book
Five little worms are playing in a compost bed. Rhyming text, illustrations and finger puppets help to make this counting story come alive.
Neecy Twinem, 2007
8
Wonderful Wriggly Worm Rides Again!
FICTION. In Wonderful Wriggly Worm Rides Again, this cheeky, adorable worm and his charming garden friends are back in twenty stories.
Eugenie Summerfield, 2008
9
Five Wriggly, Wiggly Caterpillars
A mini version of a best-selling favourite. Follow the adventures of five wriggly, wiggly caterpillars as they slide through the garden in this colourful counting book.
‎2012
10
Five Wriggly Babies
A delightful pair of board books for babies, with stepped pages to help lay the foundations for understanding numbers and counting.
‎2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRIGGLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wriggly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Slippery, slimy find: LEGGY, WRIGGLY fossil shows SNAKES weren …
A strange fossilised snake possessing four limbs which it could use for walking or gripping things has upset the applecart in the world of palaeo-snake boffinry. «The Register, Jul 15»
2
Watch a Baby Bee Go From Wriggly Larvae to Adult in Just Over a …
Despite the fact that they produce delicious honey and are vital to pollinating crops, honeybees still earn screams from those that fear their stings. They may not ... «Smithsonian, May 15»
3
Liverpool news: Alberto Moreno tries to copy Daniel Sturridge's …
Luckily for the England international, his Anfield team-mate Alberto Moreno was on hand to remind him just how to execute the famous 'wriggly arms'. «Metro, Feb 15»
4
Revaled: Why Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge Does Wriggly Arm …
His dancing celebration is just an alternative to what he wants to do…Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has said he only does his trademark dancing celebration ... «caughtoffside, Feb 15»
5
Children get wriggly with the worms at Plymouth City Museum and …
WRIGGLY rascals got the chance to meet their match at the Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery yesterday. Children were invited to take a closer look at a ... «Plymouth Herald, Feb 15»
6
Space Station Gets a New Laser, Fruit Flies and Wriggly Worms, Too
Two robotic arms recently completed an unprecedented handoff in orbit, attaching a NASA laser-firing instrument to the exterior of the International Space ... «Space.com, Jan 15»
7
McDonald's customer finds a worm in her Chicken McNugget Happy …
Emily, four, had turned down the Happy Meal even before seeing the wriggly surprise, so it was left to her mother to take the first bite from the McNugget. «Daily Mail, Jan 15»
8
The Wriggly Nativity at Little Common
All 90 children participated in this taking on the many roles of angels, stars, musicians, animals and snowflakes. It goes without saying it was much enjoyed by ... «Bexhill Observer, Dec 14»
9
Dashcam Captures Wriggly Road Paint Job in Russia
Dashcam Captures Wriggly Road Paint Job in Russia. Nov 12, 2014, 12:02 PM ET. By SUSANNA KIM. Susanna Kim More from Susanna ». Business Digital ... «ABC News, Nov 14»
10
QUENTIN LETTS: After snarling Paxo, it's giggly wriggly Davis
Exit Paxo, enter… Evan! Skippy, shiny, chirrupy, cheeky Evan Davis made his debut last night as the main presenter of BBC2's Newsnight and it was certainly ... «Daily Mail, Sep 14»

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