squirmer


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squirm

 (skwûrm)
intr.v. squirmed, squirm·ing, squirms
1. To twist about in a wriggling, snakelike motion; writhe.
2. To feel or exhibit signs of humiliation or embarrassment.
n.
1. The act of squirming.
2. A squirming movement.

[Origin unknown.]

squirm′er n.
squirm′y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.squirmer - one who can't stay still (especially a child)squirmer - one who can't stay still (especially a child); "the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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said the proud papa, beaming upon the little red squirmers as if they were unfledged angels.
Mitrovic, a controversial figure who has split fans, is the real squirmer.
When I caught up and turned the little squirmer on her back, she wriggled away.