Definition of Squirms

1. Verb. (third-person singular of squirm) ¹



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Definition of Squirms

1. squirm [v] - See also: squirm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squirms

squireships
squiress
squiring
squirish
squirm
squirmage
squirmed
squirmer
squirmers
squirmier
squirmiest
squirminess
squirming
squirmingly
squirmish
squirms (current term)
squirmy
squirr
squirred
squirrel
squirrel's-foot fern
squirrel around
squirrel away
squirrel cage
squirrel cages
squirrel corn
squirrel grips
squirrel monkey
squirrel monkeys

Literary usage of Squirms

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Record ... Class of by Pennsylvania University, Pennsylvania University The College (1887)
"Here Davy's ability to " read between the lines" fails him : he wriggles and squirms for a moment, scratches his head, looks at the ceiling, ..."

2. The Western Law Times of Canada by Archer Evans Stringer Martin, John Thompson Huggard (1892)
"must add that in my opinion there is evidence, and tolerably clear evidence, that in this case Mr. squirms took with notice of the encumbrance, and, ..."

3. Retrospections of an Active Life by John Bigelow (1909)
"A journal is never attacked until it is formidable, and then the more it is assailed the greater interest is felt to see how it squirms if it squirms, ..."

4. Retrospections of an Active Life by John Bigelow (1909)
"A journal is never attacked until it is formidable, and then the more it is assailed the greater interest is felt to see how it squirms if it squirms, ..."

5. The English Illustrated Magazine (1895)
"So the earthworm pokes out his head and peers around him inquiringly ; peers, I venture to say, blind beast though he be, HE WRIGGLES AND squirms, ..."

6. The Science of Human Behavior: Biological and Psychological Foundations by Maurice Parmelee (1913)
"Furthermore, if the two halves are subdivided, it again happens in each case that the anterior part crawls away, while the posterior part squirms and jerks. ..."

7. Glossary of Supposed Americanisms by Alfred Langdon Elwyn (1859)
"We do not say an eel, or any other animal, squirms, (for we apply it to all ... See that poor creature squirming; or, how it squirms, would mean that it was ..."

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