Definition of wriggle out of phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

wriggle out of

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

wriggle out of something

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wriggle out of doing something

 
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(informal, disapproving) to avoid doing something that you should do, especially by thinking of clever excuses He tried desperately to wriggle out of giving a clear answer.