verb (used without object)
Origin of squirm
Related formssquirm·er, nounsquirm·ing·ly, adverbun·squirm·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for squirming
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.
And to kill them, well, forget the slaughter house—just pop a bag of squirming crickets in the freezer.Forget the Starbucks Backlash—We Should Be Eating More Bugs|Daniel Stone|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
That left Mitt in the spotlight, squirming about his tax returns.
Well, Grue went under, still clutching the squirming, flapping bird; and he stayed under.Police!!!|Robert W. Chambers
He was more than satisfied at the astonishment of the northerners when there emerged, not fledglings, but squirming lizards.Strange Stories of the Great River|Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
She fought to escape the clutch, kicking, squirming—trying to bite the hand.The Trail Horde|Charles Alden Seltzer
For a moment or two the line was broken by the warriors hurrying out to do battle with the squirming intruder.The Dawn of Reason|James Weir
Even while the frenzied yelling of the squirming Busch was subsiding into a frothy gurgle he went to the door and listened.The Day of Wrath|Louis Tracy