November 25, 2020
Learner's Word of the Day
wiggle room /ˈwɪgəl ˈruːm/ noun
wiggle room
/ˈwɪgəl ˈruːm/
noun
A salesman has some wiggle room to lower the price of a car.
A salesman has some wiggle room to lower the price of a car.
Learner's definition of WIGGLE ROOM

[noncount] US, somewhat informal

: the ability to make small changes in a plan, schedule, etc., if they are needed

  • We should allow for some wiggle room [=flexibility] when we plan the schedule.

  • The salesman has some wiggle room to reduce the price of the car.

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