Get a wriggle on

hurry up

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get a wriggle on — verb to get a move on Informed our hostess a thousand times we had to leave early, and do you think shed get a wriggle on with the tea ? …   Wiktionary

  • get a wriggle on — Vrb phrs. Get a move on, hurry up …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • get a wriggle on — Australian Slang hurry up …   English dialects glossary

  • wriggle — [c]/ˈrɪgəl/ (say riguhl) verb (wriggled, wriggling) –verb (i) 1. to twist to and fro, writhe, or squirm. 2. to move along by twisting and turning the body, as a worm or snake. 3. to make one s way by shifts or expedients: to wriggle out of a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • wriggle out — get out by squirming …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wriggle out of — Get out of (by adroit management), work out of, work one s way out of …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • wriggle — wrig|gle1 [ˈrıgəl] v [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from Middle Low German wriggeln] 1.) to twist your body from side to side with small quick movements ▪ Stop wriggling and let me put your T shirt on. wriggle under/through/into ▪ He wriggled …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wriggle — wrigglingly, adv. /rig euhl/, v., wriggled, wriggling, n. v.i. 1. to twist to and fro; writhe; squirm. 2. to move along by twisting and turning the body, as a worm or snake. 3. to make one s way by shifts or expedients (often fol. by out): to… …   Universalium

  • wriggle — wrig•gle [[t]ˈrɪg əl[/t]] v. gled, gling, n. 1) to twist to and fro; writhe; squirm 2) to move along by twisting and turning the body, as a worm or snake 3) to make one s way by shifts or expedients (often fol. by out): to wriggle out of a… …   From formal English to slang

  • get — Synonyms and related words: OD, absorb, accede to, accept, access, accumulate, acquire, addle, admit, advance, affect, age, aggravate, agree with, alight, amaze, anger, annex, annoy, answer, apparel, appreciate, apprehend, approach, arise, arouse …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.