squiggle

[skwig-uhl]
noun
1.
a short, irregular curve or twist, as in writing or drawing.
verb (used without object), squiggled, squiggling.
2.
to move in or appear as squiggles: His handwriting squiggled across the page.
verb (used with object), squiggled, squiggling.
3.
to form in or cause to appear as squiggles; scribble.

Origin:
1830–40; blend of squirm and wriggle

squiggly, adjective
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squiggle (ˈskwɪɡəl)
 
n
1.  a mark or movement in the form of a wavy line; curlicue
2.  an illegible scrawl
 
vb
3.  (intr) to wriggle
4.  (intr) to form or draw squiggles
5.  (tr) to make into squiggles
 
[C19: perhaps a blend of squirm + wiggle]
 
'squiggler
 
n
 
'squiggly
 
adj

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Word Origin & History

squiggle
1804, probably a blend of squirm and wriggle. The noun is first recorded 1902, from the verb. The noun is first recorded 1902.
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squiggle definition

[ˈskʍɪglæ]
  1. n.
    a wiggly mark. : That squiggle is my signature.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
But there was another bit of squiggle that didn't make sense.
In each case the list fills up the entire page, with one decorative squiggle at
  the beginning, and one at the end.
To plot that properly, you would need a plot with rather more information on it
  that a simple oscilloscope squiggle.
The squiggle at the border represents an emotional rollercoaster.
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