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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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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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