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Meaning of SQUIRM

Pronunciation:  skwurm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of wiggling
  2. [v]  to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (esp. when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort."; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace."
 

SQUIRM is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: twist, wiggle, worm, wrestle, wriggle, wriggle, writhe
 
 See Also: motility, motion, move, move, movement, wrench

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Squirm\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Squirmed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Squirming}.] [Cf. {Swarm} to climb a tree.]
To twist about briskly with contor?ions like an eel or a
worm; to wriggle; to writhe.

 

 

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