Origin of squirm
OTHER WORDS FROM squirmsquirmer, nounsquirm·ing·ly, adverbun·squirm·ing, adjective
How to use squirm in a sentence
Schaeffer remembers his father squirming when Pat Robertson talked about burning a reproduction of a nude by Modigliani.
As he spoke he plucked a solitary gold-fish squirming and twisting out of its globe.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Netanyahu, despite all his squirming, is no longer the boss.
A brief struggle ensues as several officers attempt to subdue a squirming Grant, his hands behind his back.‘Fruitvale Station,’ Sundance’s Hottest Film, Comes to Theaters|Marlow Stern|January 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In December, he was compelled to sign onto the Ryan budget plan after months of squirming to avoid it.
The door opened, and a light shone through upon the squirming bundle that lay upon the step.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
He began squirming around the turbine tanks, got past the first brace, and turned to attach it again.Tight Squeeze|Dean Charles Ing
Swinging the great loop above his head, he sent it squirming through the air.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
Instead of using our hands for climbing, most of the time they were occupied with holding our squirming captives.Before Adam|Jack London
A fat little rascal, with a bobbing fuzzy poll and squirming limbs.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell