characterized by squirming.
- squirm·i·ness, noun
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How to use squirmy in a sentence
Now, scientists are using that allure to build a squirmy new tool to detect cancer.Like bloodhounds, worms are sniffing out human cancers | Katie Grace Carpenter | May 9, 2022 | Science News For Students
The mountain bikes of yesterday were not without their quirks—think narrow bars and squirmy knobbies—but some of them are just a cockpit swap and some René Herse tires away from all-day mixed-terrain bliss.
Like a chain, folding locks are squirmy under a cutting device.
Me, Bucky Greenfield—to go down and out on account of a bug—a little squirmy bug!Murder in Any Degree | Owen Johnson
There were forty scholars: squirmy, grimy little things that I found it hard to tell apart at first.Atlantic Narratives | Mary Antin
squirmy searched his half-dressed congregation witheringly over the tops of his spectacles.Atlantic Narratives | Mary Antin
She owned up to the fact that they made her “squirmy” and she hated to see live bait on a hook.Wyn's Camping Days | Amy Bell Marlowe
I never c'ud abear castor-ile, jest the mention of it makes me squirmy.Rimrock Trail | J. Allan Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for squirmy
moving with a wriggling motion
making one squirm
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