[General] waggle

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smk

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Am I using the word "waggle" correctly in the sentence below?

I usually waggle my toothbrush under cold water before putting toothpaste on it.

If not, what is a better word(s) to describe wetting a toothbrush prior to applying toothpaste on it?

Thanks in advance!
 

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Waggle implies (side-to-side) movement, so it doesn't really give that meaning to me. I'd use use 'hold it under the tap'
 

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Am I using the word "waggle" correctly in the sentence below?

I usually waggle my toothbrush under cold water before putting toothpaste on it.

If not, what is a better word(s) to describe wetting a toothbrush prior to applying toothpaste on it?

Thanks in advance!

In the UK, at least, I would say that I "run my toothbrush under the tap".

Waggle is usually something you do with a part of your body - you waggle your head, your finger, your foot.
 
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