Squirm Definition

skwûrm
squirmed, squirming, squirms
verb
squirmed, squirming, squirms
To twist and turn the body in a snakelike movement; wriggle; writhe.
Webster's New World
To show or feel distress, as from painful embarrassment, humiliation, etc.
Webster's New World
To squirm is to wiggle or fidget, especially when you do so because you are nervous or uncomfortable.
When you wiggle around in your seat because you are anxious about what is coming next, this is an example of squirm.
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To evade (a question, an interviewer etc).

Wiktionary
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noun
squirms
The act of squirming; a squirming motion.
Webster's New World
A squirming movement.
American Heritage
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Origin of Squirm

  • Unknown. Perhaps imitative.

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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