1. any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
2. a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
Definition categories: person
3. a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
- worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers
Definition categories: communication
4. screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
Definition categories: man–made, screw
Sentences with worm as a noun:
- Don't try to run away, you little worm!
- The worm of conscience still begnaw thy soul! — Richard III, William Shakespeare
1. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
Sentences with worm as a verb:
- We wormed our way through the underbrush.
- He wormed his way into the organization
- Worm and parcel with the lay; turn and serve the other way.