wriggler [rig-ler] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a person or thing that .
- Also called , . the larva of a mosquito.
Origin of wriggler First recorded in 1625–35;+ Examples from the Web for wriggler Historical Examples of wriggler
The wriggler has a great deal to do yet before turning into a frog.
I cannot understand whether he attacks me as a wriggler or a hammerer, but I am very sure that a deal of wriggling has to be done.
The wriggler, although heavier than water, can hang suspended from the surface film by the tip of its breathing-tube.
Vernon L. Kellogg
The q-b sat next to me, asking for this and that music, none of which the wriggler could supply.
D. H. Lawrence
Within a few days the wriggler changes its skin three times; after the third change it looks very different, and is called a pupa.
Jeanette Augustus Marks and Julia Moody