squirmer, n.squirmingly, adv.
/skwerrm/, v.i.
1. to wriggle or writhe.
2. to feel or display discomfort or distress, as from reproof, embarrassment, pain, etc.: He squirmed under the judge's questioning.
3. the act of squirming; a squirming or wriggling movement.
[1685-95; of expressive orig., perh. echoing WORM]
Syn. 1. turn, twist.

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