verb (I, T) informal to shake or move up and down slightly

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • Joggle — Jog gle, n. [Arch.] A notch or tooth in the joining surface of any piece of building material to prevent slipping; sometimes, but incorrectly, applied to a separate piece fitted into two adjacent stones, or the like. [1913 Webster] {Joggle joint} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joggle — Jog gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Joggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Joggling}.] [Freq. of jog.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shake slightly; to push suddenly but slightly, so as to cause to shake or totter; to jostle; to jog. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) To join by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Joggle — Jog gle, v. i. To shake or totter; to slip out of place. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • joggle — (v.) 1510s, apparently a frequentative of JOG (Cf. jog), though attested earlier than it. Related: Joggled; joggling. Carpentry sense is from 1703, of unknown origin. As a noun from 1727 …   Etymology dictionary

  • joggle — dv. DEFINICIJA v. džoglirati …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • joggle — ► VERB ▪ move with repeated small bobs or jerks. ► NOUN ▪ a joggling movement. ORIGIN from JOG(Cf. ↑jog) …   English terms dictionary

  • joggle — joggle1 [jäg′əl] vt., vi. joggled, joggling [freq. of JOG1] to shake or jolt slightly n. a slight jolt joggle2 [jäg′əl] n. [< JOG2] …   English World dictionary

  • joggle — UK [ˈdʒɒɡ(ə)l] / US [ˈdʒɑɡ(ə)l] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms joggle : present tense I/you/we/they joggle he/she/it joggles present participle joggling past tense joggled past participle joggled informal to move in different… …   English dictionary

  • joggle — I. verb (joggled; joggling) Etymology: frequentative of 1jog Date: 1513 transitive verb to shake slightly intransitive verb to move shakily or jerkily • joggler noun II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • joggle — joggle1 verb move with repeated small bobs or jerks. noun a joggling movement. Origin C16: frequentative of jog. joggle2 noun a joint between two pieces of stone, concrete, or timber, consisting of a projection in one of the pieces fitting into a …   English new terms dictionary

  • joggle — [c]/ˈdʒɒgəl / (say joguhl) verb (joggled, joggling) –verb (t) 1. to shake slightly; move to and fro as by repeated jerks. 2. to join or fasten by a joggle or joggles. –verb (i) 3. to move irregularly; have a jogging or jolting motion; shake.… …   Australian English dictionary

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