jiggle
jiggle
transitive verb
1. (to shake) 
a. menear 
The dancers stood in a line jiggling their hips to the beat of the music.Alineadas en fila, las bailarinas meneaban las caderas al ritmo de la música.
Will you stop jiggling your leg? It's giving me a headache.¿Quieres dejar de zangolotear la pierna? Me hace doler la cabeza.
c. sacudir 
Andrew stood by the car jiggling his keys as he waited for Pearl.Andrew estaba al lado del carro y sacudía las llaves mientras esperaba a Pearl.
intransitive verb
2. (to move about) 
a. menearse 
Stop jiggling, Peter, and let me do up your coat.Deja de menearte, Peter, y déjame abrocharte el abrigo.
Serena was jiggling uncomfortably as if she wanted to go to the bathroom.Serena se zangoloteaba incómoda, como si quisiera ir al baño.
c. moverse 
I could hear all the glasses jiggling. Perhaps it was an earthquake.Oía que todos los vasos se movían; quizás se tratara de un terremoto.
noun
3. (shake) 
a. meneo 
With a jiggle of her hips, Sonia straightened her skirt.Con un meneo de las caderas, Sonia se arregló la falda.
The jiggle of his stomach as he laughed was disgusting.El zangoloteo de su panza al reír era desagradable.
c. no direct translation 
I tried giving the key a jiggle, but it wouldn't turn.Traté de agitar la llave como dijiste, pero no giraba.
If the radio doesn't come on, try giving the button a jiggle.Si no se enciende la radio, prueba a mover el botón para uno y otro lado.
jiggle
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. menear 
intransitive verb
2. (general) 
a. menearse 
jiggle [ˈdʒɪɡl]
noun
zangoloteo (m)
transitive verb
zangolotear
intransitive verb
zangolotearse
Phrases with "jiggle"
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jiggle about
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