9 Grammatical Pitfalls
early 13c., perhaps from Middle Dutch or Middle Flemish wigelen, frequentative of wiegen "to rock," from wiege "cradle" (cf. Old High German wiga, German Wiege, Old Frisian widze), from PIE root *wegh- "to move" (see weigh). Related: Wiggled; wiggling. The noun is attested from 1816.
A white person, esp a teenager, who imitates the style and behavior of inner-city blacks: When I was wearing my permanent-press Lees with matching Adidas sneakers, kids I went to school with were calling me a wigger
[1990s+; apparently a shortening of white nigger; perhaps influenced by wigger, ''a very crazy person,'' fr jazz talk]