—v.i. 1. to twist to and fro; writhe; squirm.
2. to move along by twisting and turning the body, as a worm or snake.
3. to make one's way by shifts or expedients (often fol. by out): to wriggle out of a difficulty.
—v.t. 1. to cause to wriggle: to wriggle one's hips. 2. to bring, get, make, etc., by wriggling: to wriggle one's way through a narrow opening.