Synonyms of wriggle in English:

wriggle


See definition of wriggle

verb

1‘she tried to hug him but he fought and wriggled’

SYNONYMS
squirm, writhe, wiggle, jiggle, jerk, thresh, flounder, flail, twitch, turn, twist, twist and turn, zigzag
snake, worm, slither, slink, crawl, creep

2‘he tried to wriggle out of his responsibilities’

SYNONYMS
avoid, shirk, dodge, evade, elude, sidestep, circumvent, eschew
hide from, escape from, extricate oneself from, steer clear of
informal duck
archaic bilk
ANTONYMS

face up to


noun

1

SYNONYMS
squirm, jiggle, wiggle, jerk, twist, turn