Definitions for: Squirm


[n] the act of wiggling
[v] to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (esp. when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort."; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace."



Webster (1913) Definition: Squirm, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Squirmed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Squirming.] [Cf. Swarm to climb a tree.]
To twist about briskly with contor?ions like an eel or a
worm; to wriggle; to writhe.

Synonyms: twist, wiggle, worm, wrestle, wriggle, wriggle, writhe

See Also: motility, motion, move, move, movement, wrench

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