Learner's definition of WRIGGLE
to twist from side to side with small quick movements like a worm
The children wriggled and squirmed in their chairs.
She managed to wriggle free of her ropes.
They wriggled out of their wet clothes.
I had trouble getting the wriggling fish off my hook.
always followed by an adverb or preposition
to move forward by twisting and turning
wriggle out of
wriggle out of (something)
informal + often disapproving
to avoid doing (something that you do not want to do) in some clever or dishonest way