WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
jog•gle /ˈdʒɑgəl/USA pronunciation   v.,  -gled, -gling, n. 
  1. to (cause to) move or shake slightly;
    move one way or another, as by repeated jerks;
    jiggle: [+ object]Don't joggle the cart.[no object]The cart joggled along.

n. [countable]
  1. the act of joggling;
    a slight shake or jolt.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
jog•gle  ( jogəl),USA pronunciation v.,  -gled, -gling, n. 
  1. to shake slightly;
    move to and fro, as by repeated jerks;
    jiggle:She joggled the key in the lock a couple of times before getting the door open.
  2. to cause to shake or totter as by a sudden, slight push;
  3. Buildingto join or fasten by fitting a projection into a recess.
  4. Buildingto fit or fasten with dowels.

  1. to move irregularly;
    have a jogging or jolting motion;

  1. the act of joggling.
  2. a slight shake or jolt.
  3. a moving with jolts or jerks.
  4. Buildinga projection on one of two joining objects fitting into a corresponding recess in the other to prevent slipping.
  5. Building[Carpentry.]an enlarged area, as of a post or king post, for supporting the foot of a strut, brace, etc.
joggler, n. 
  • jog1 + -le 1505–15

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

joggle /ˈdʒɒɡəl/ vb
  1. to shake or move (someone or something) with a slightly jolting motion
  2. (transitive) to join or fasten (two pieces of building material) by means of a joggle
  1. the act of joggling
  2. a slight irregular shake; jolt
  3. a joint between two pieces of building material by means of a projection on one piece that fits into a notch in the other; dowel
Etymology: 16th Century: frequentative of jog1

ˈjoggler n

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