There are 2 main definitions of joggle in English:

joggle1

Line breaks: jog¦gle
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɒɡ(ə)l
 
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verb

Move or cause to move with repeated small bobs or jerks: [no object]: helium balloons were joggling above the crowds
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  • This should reduce the distortion if it gets joggled.
  • And with that he stalked off, leaving his friend to rush after him, school bag joggling backwards and forwards on his back.
  • He starts up running again, counting his pocket change, wipes his goggles as they joggle up and down his face.

noun

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A bobbing or jerking movement: the lurch and joggle of the car
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  • But if the fimbriae grip too loosely, the bacteria will detach from the surface of a cell at the slightest joggle.
  • The question is whether you can live with the disappointment of hearing the distinctive, ice-cream-wouldn't-melt, joggle and rattle of a black cab.

Origin

early 16th century: frequentative of jog.

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There are 2 main definitions of joggle in English:

joggle2

Line breaks: jog¦gle
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɒɡ(ə)l
 
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noun

A joint between two pieces of stone, concrete, or timber consisting of a projection in one of the pieces fitting into a notch in the other or a small piece let in between the two: [as modifier]: a joggle joint made of iron

verb

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Join (pieces of stone, concrete, or timber) by means of a joggle.
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  • It contains three restaurants and a cafeteria, in plan, three strips of accommodation are joggled to provide terraces, privacy and contact with the surrounding landscape.
  • The plan is joggled so that these walls do not connect the blocks, but define the court and allow it to connect to the now apparently untouched meadow that surrounds the place.
  • The two elements are joggled in plan so that the northern one projects as a shaded deck towards the east.

Origin

early 18th century: perhaps related to jag1.

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