JIGGLE | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of jiggle in English

Examples of jiggle

jiggle
Some points were jiggled slightly to the right or left to reduce overlap in the upper panel.
They simplify reality into abstract images that can be rearranged, jiggled, experimented with, communicated to other specialists, and then, eventually, transformed back into reality.
Unless we can jiggle or marshal market forces, there is no way that we shall have a suitable energy policy.
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My firm lost £300 because of all the jiggling about that occurred in deciding which judge to go before.
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It is not, therefore, a problem which can be solved merely by jiggling about with money, rates and so on.
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To try to dissipate that minority in some way by providing bribes and by jiggling with the electoral system is antidemocratic.
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I have already explained that league tables can be jiggled.
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Why do not we wait to see what will happen to the industry before we jiggle with safety aspects?
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This may be something of a deterrent, for it would make it more difficult for such things to be jiggled with.
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One of the lads went in, used his card, turned the aerial, jiggled it about and tuned it in.
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Clearly, there has been a jiggling of the figures.
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It is an anti-inflationary force which lies far outside anything to do with jiggling around with interest rates or peering two years ahead and trying to hit targets.
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To deal with that takes a little more than jiggling with the figures or pretending that we face purely a financial and monetary problem, however serious.
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These creatures propel themselves forward using their limbs by jiggling or flapping them.
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If one erased too hard, the table would jiggle and spoil the others line.
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Translations of jiggle

in Chinese (Traditional)
(使)上下急動,(使)左右搖擺,抖動…
in Chinese (Simplified)
(使)上下急动,(使)左右摇摆,抖动…
in Spanish
mover, sacudir, menear…
in Portuguese
mexer…
in more languages
in Turkish
in French
in Czech
in Danish
in Indonesian
in Thai
in Vietnamese
in Polish
in Malay
in German
in Norwegian
in Russian
in Italian
sallamak, sallanmak…
bouger légèrement, agiter, sautiller…
trhavě (se) pohybovat, poskakovat…
hoppe…
bergoyang-goyang…
เคลื่อนขึ้นเคลื่อนลง, เคลื่อนกระตุก…
xóc, lắc…
trząść (się)…
bergoyang-goyang…
wackeln…
riste lett, lirke, rykke fram og tilbake…
качать(ся), трясти(сь)…
tremolare…
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