Definition of wriggler in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈriɡ(ə)lər/


1A person or thing that wriggles.
1.1A wriggling animalcule or the larva of a mosquito. Also called wiggler.
Example sentences
  • We know them by many names: grub (beetles, bees, wasps), maggot, caterpillar (butterflies, moths), and wriggler (mosquitoes).
  • The larvae, called wrigglers, feed in the water for a week or so, then pupate for only a few days before emerging as adults.
  • Watch out for mosquito wrigglers in any uncovered water containers.

Words that rhyme with wriggler

giggler, wiggler

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Syllabification: wrig·gler

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