squirm - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/skwɜː(r)m/
present tense
I/you/we/theysquirm
he/she/itsquirms
present participlesquirming
past tensesquirmed
past participlesquirmed
  1. 2
    to move by twisting and turning in a small space

    Leave me alone!’ he cried, trying to squirm free.