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jiggalate

verb; sound symbolism
To move the body in a jiggling manner; a dance indigenous to Louisiana. Refers to a popular dance indigenous to Louisiana done by jiggling of the body. Originally referred to a person who has taken ecstasy and is disoriented, but then came to be associated with the way the body moves under the influence of such a drug. Formed by sound symbolism or onomatopoeia.
 
You can find me in the club jiggalating.
Etymology : Sound Symbolism.
Source : Heard in chorus of a popular rap song
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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