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Adjective: wriggling  ri-g(u-)ling
  1. Moving in a twisting, snake-like or wormlike fashion
    "wriggling worms";
    - wiggly, wriggly, writhing
Verb: wriggle  ri-gul
  1. Move in a twisting or contorted motion (esp. when struggling)
    "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace";
    - writhe, wrestle, worm, squirm, twist

See also: moving, squirmy

Type of: move

Encyclopedia: Wriggling