Adjective "waggled" definition and examples

(Waggled may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈwaɡ(ə)l/

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Definitions and examples

verb

Move or cause to move with short quick movements from side to side or up and down.
  1. with object 'Mary waggled a glass at them'
  2. 'A child wearing an ordinary-looking glove and cap embedded with hidden sensors can raise her arms or waggle her head to make CosmoBot do the same.'
  3. 'After quarterback Jay Fiedler waggled to his right, he found himself face to face with Armstrong.'
  4. 'The next morning, the proprietress of the B & B, waggling an admonishing finger as only middle-aged Welsh matrons can, suggested that we should find alternate lodging.'
  5. 'His thin arms waggled around in the air balancing himself on on his stool as he laughed with conviction at everything.'
  6. 'They make their way down to the river, walk into the water up to their shoulders, swim across the deeper channel in the middle, their antlers waggling above the ripples, and calmly walk out again on the other side.'
  7. '‘Fish like snake,’ she cautioned, waggling her hand in serpentine gesture and shaking her head discouragingly.'
  8. 'Rowing cannot be a sport, as it involves sitting down (and, to be fair, waggling your arms a bit).'
  9. '‘And waggle your arms more,’ chimed in Elaine, regarding him critically.'
  10. 'I managed to hook my fingers under the edge of the arm and put more effort into it, waggling it back and forth.'
  11. 'A hand stuck out of the door, palm up, fingers waggling expectantly.'
  12. 'Some tour pros ‘milk’ the golf club by regripping it, others bounce the club-head off the ground or waggle it above the ball.'
  13. 'You might be willing to pull a driver off the rack, waggle it a little, then lay down your credit card, but the stakes are higher in the professional game.'
  14. 'For example, shuffle your feet, waggle the club slowly twice, look at the target once and then go.'
  15. 'I will then look at my target - remember it might not be the flag stick, but a safe point on the green - and waggle the club to keep loose.'
  16. 'The off-course discount store also offers a buyer the opportunity to hold a club, to waggle it, even to hit it, albeit often in a netted indoor cage.'

noun

An act of waggling.
  1. 'But for a body-on-frame vehicle, the waggle is minor.'
  2. 'A good cane barbel rod feels really quite stiff, and when given a waggle it stops moving around very quickly.'
  3. '‘I'll be busy,’ he said, with a suggestive waggle of his eyebrows.'
  4. 'He fisks the project fairly strongly, giving it several pieces of his mind and an angry waggle of the finger for good measure.'
  5. 'And it was a problem for him in the US Open - some people counted the waggles and he was getting upset.'
  6. '‘The only person who could get me a present this nice is you,’ he said as he gave his arm a waggle, displaying the shining face of the watch.'
  7. 'Rummaging through his fridge, he pulled out a bottle of champagne and waved it at her with a waggle of his eyebrows.'
  8. 'But she's not a pop performer - she can't put across the song through anything more than a slightly desperate bum waggle.'
  9. 'Garcia has come particularly close, especially since finally learning to cut his pre-shot waggles and regrips to single digits.'
  10. 'The 60-degree bat waggle while tracking the delivery ought to decrease bat speed.'

More definitions

1. to wobble or shake, especially while in motion: The ball waggled slowly to a stop. The leaves of the tree waggled in the wind. verb (used with object), waggled, waggling.

2. to move up and down or from side to side in a short, rapid manner; wag: to waggle one's head.

3. Golf. to make a waggle with (a golf club). noun

4. a waggling motion.

5. Golf. a swinging movement made with a golf club to and fro over the ball prior to a stroke.|

More examples(as adjective)

"parts can be waggled."

"lines can be waggled."

Origin

(waggle)Late 16th century: frequentative of wag.