I will remember the success trajectory is a squiggle ... not a straight line.
One person draws a squiggle on a Post-It, the other tries to make it into something real.
1804, probably a blend of squirm and wriggle. Related: Squiggled; squiggling.
1902, from squiggle (v.).
An obnoxious person, esp one who studies too hard; dweeb, grind, loser, nerd (1980s+ Students)