- characterized by squirming.
Origin of squirmy
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Examples from the Web for squirmy
Ned's got a conscience, too, you know, as squirmy as Gholson's.The Cavalier
George Washington Cable
Lil squealed at the thought of “using one of the squirmy things.”The Girls of Central High in Camp
Gertrude W. Morrison
We can do it faster if we all go; they are so squirmy to carry.Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School
Mabel C. Hawley
Squirmy was to be a second lieutenant; Naughty, a first lieutenant; and Vance, a captain.
There were forty scholars: squirmy, grimy little things that I found it hard to tell apart at first.
- moving with a wriggling motion
- making one squirm
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