AskDefine | Define wiggler

The Collaborative Dictionary

Gnatworm \Gnat"worm`\, n. (Zool.) The aquatic larva of a gnat; -- called also, colloquially, wiggler. [1913 Webster]
Wiggler \Wig"gler\, n. (Zool.) The young, either larva or pupa, of the mosquito; -- called also wiggletail. [1913 Webster]

Word Net



1 one who can't stay still (especially a child); "the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips" [syn: wriggler, squirmer]
2 larva of a mosquito [syn: wriggler]
3 terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers [syn: earthworm, angleworm, fishworm, fishing worm, nightwalker, nightcrawler, crawler, dew worm, red worm]



  1. Anything that wiggles
  2. The larva of a mosquito
  3. A magnet designed to make a beam of charged particles follow a curving path in a accelerator
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