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waggle

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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wag=gle

CIDE DICTIONARY

wagglev. i. [Freq. of wag; cf. D. waggelen, G. wackeln.].
     To reel, sway, or move from side to side; to move with a wagging motion; to waddle.  [1913 Webster]
    "Why do you go nodding and waggling so?"  [1913 Webster]
wagglev. t. 
     To move frequently one way and the other; to wag; as, a bird waggles his tail.  [1913 Webster]
wagglen. 
     A waggling or wagging;  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

waggle, v. & n. colloq.
--v.
1 intr. & tr. wag.
2 intr. Golf swing the club-head to and fro over the ball before playing a shot.
--n. a waggling motion.

Etymology
WAG(1) + -LE(4)

THESAURUS

waggle

beat, bob, bobble, careen, coggle, dangle, fluctuate, flutter, lash, librate, lurch, nutate, oscillate, pendulate, pitch, reel, resonate, rock, roll, shake, squirm, swag, sway, swing, swinging, switch, toss, twist and turn, vacillate, vibrate, waddle, wag, wave, waver, wiggle, wobble, wriggle, writhe

ROGET THESAURUS

waggle

Oscillation

VB oscillate, vibrate, librate, alternate, undulate, wave, rock, swing, pulsate, beat, wag, waggle, nod, bob, courtesy, curtsy, tick, play, wamble, wabble, dangle, swag, fluctuate, dance, curvet, reel, quake, quiver, quaver, shake, flicker, wriggle, roll, toss, pitch, flounder, stagger, totter, move up and down, bob up and down, pass and repass, ebb and flow, come and go, vacillate, teeter, brandish, shake, flourish.

Agitation

VB be agitated, shake, tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf, quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, tumble, stagger, bob, reel, sway, wag, waggle, wriggle, wriggle like an eel, dance, stumble, shamble, flounder, totter, flounce, flop, curvet, prance, cavort, squirm, throb, pulsate, beat, palpitate, go pitapat, flutter, flitter, flicker, bicker, bustle, ferment, effervesce, foam, boil, boil over, bubble up, simmer, toss about, jump about, jump like a parched pea, shake like an aspen leaf, shake to its center, shake to its foundations, be the sport of the winds and waves, reel to and fro like a drunken man, move from post to pillar and from pillar to post, drive from post to pillar and from pillar to post, keep between hawk and buzzard, agitate, shake, convulse, toss, tumble, bandy, wield, brandish, flap, flourish, whisk, jerk, hitch, jolt, jog, joggle, jostle, buffet, hustle, disturb, stir, shake up, churn, jounce, wallop, whip, vellicate.


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