Definition of wiggle room noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


wiggle room

BrE BrE//ˈwɪɡl ruːm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪɡl ruːm//
; BrE BrE//ˈwɪɡl rʊm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪɡl rʊm//
[uncountable] (informal)
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the chance to change something or to understand it in a different way The buyer still has some wiggle room when the deal is under contract. The amendment leaves no wiggle room for lawmakers. There is some wiggle room in the budget.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wiggle room