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waggle

Saltos de línea: wag¦gle
Pronunciación: /ˈwaɡ(ə)l
 
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Definición de waggle en inglés:

verbo

1Move or cause to move with short quick movements from side to side or up and down: [no object]: his arm waggled [with object]: Mary waggled a glass at them
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The dog sniffed at Raider's shoes and then pawed at AJ's legs, asking to be picked up, short little tail waggling happily.
  • His thin arms waggled around in the air balancing himself on on his stool as he laughed with conviction at everything.
  • Rowing cannot be a sport, as it involves sitting down (and, to be fair, waggling your arms a bit).
Sinónimos
wag, shake, wiggle, wobble, wave, quiver, jerk, twitch, flutter, jiggle, joggle, bobble, brandish, flourish, flail about
1.1 [with object] Swing (a golf club) loosely to and fro over the ball before playing a shot: waggle the club and set it down in your normal address position
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Over the ball, I like to stay in motion, by waggling the club and gently rocking from foot to foot.
  • For example, shuffle your feet, waggle the club slowly twice, look at the target once and then go.
  • He took out his wedge, and after waggling it for a minute, he puts it back into the bag and pulls out a 5-iron.

sustantivo

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An act of waggling.
Example sentences
  • He went through the same routine, the same wiggles and waggles that he did on the golf course.
  • Rummaging through his fridge, he pulled out a bottle of champagne and waved it at her with a waggle of his eyebrows.
  • A good cane barbel rod feels really quite stiff, and when given a waggle it stops moving around very quickly.

Origen

late 16th century: frequentative of wag1.

Words that rhyme with waggle

draggle, gaggle, haggle, raggle-taggle, straggle

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