worm's-eye view

[ wurmz-ahy ]
/ ˈwɜrmzˌaɪ /


a perspective seen from below or from a low or inferior position: The new man will get a worm's-eye view of the corporate structure.

Origin of worm's-eye view

First recorded in 1910–15; on the model of bird's-eye view
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British Dictionary definitions for worm's eye view

worm's eye view


a view seen from below or from a more lowly or humble point
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