Insinuate oneself subtly or gradually, as in He tried to worm into her confidence. This idiom alludes to the sinuous path of a worm. [Early 1600s]
BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?
Words nearby worm into
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.