(noun, verb)


1. the act of wiggling

Similar word(s): wiggle, wriggle

Definition categories: act, motility, motion, move, movement


1. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

Similar word(s): twist, worm, wrestle, wriggle, writhe

Definition categories: motion, move

Sentences with squirm as a verb:

- The prisoner managed to squirm out of the straitjacket.

- I recounted the embarrassing story in detail just to watch him squirm.