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squirmed, past participle; squirms, 3rd person singular present; squirmed, past tense; squirming, present participle;
  1. Wriggle or twist the body from side to side, esp. as a result of nervousness or discomfort
    • - all my efforts to squirm out of his grasp were useless
  2. Show or feel embarrassment or shame

  1. A wriggling movement

  1. wiggle: the act of wiggling
  2. writhe: to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
  3. Squirm were a New Zealand alternative rock group based in Christchurch New Zealand. The band played from 1991 - 1997 and released 2 albums and one 6 track ep.
  4. Squirm is a 1976 "nature-strikes-back" horror film starring Don Scardino and Patricia Pearcy. It was the debut of cult horror director Jeff Lieberman and remains the director's most popular film. Squirm also features early makeup work from Oscar-winning makeup artist Rick Baker. ...
  5. A twisting, snakelike movement of the body; To twist one’s body with snakelike motions; To twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment; To evade (a question, an interviewer etc); To move in a slow, irregular motion
  6. (squirmed) (v.): twisted and turned; wriggled
  7. if you squirmed in your seat, you kept wriggling around as if you were uncomfortable.
  8. (Squirming) Discomfort inflicted on young people by old people who see no irony in their gestures. Karen died a thousand deaths as her father made a big show of tasting a recently manufactured bottle of wine before allowing it to be poured as the family sat in Steak Hut.
  9. The footprint distortion of a rolling tire; usually hourglass in shape on a straight road and crescent-shaped on curves.
  10. When a knobby tire is used on a hard surface, the knobs can bend sideways under load. This effect can cause poor cornering traction, especially on tires with tall knobs at the sides of the tread. Squirm can cause a sudden and abrupt loss of cornering traction, with little warning.
  11. Flexing of the tread blocks between the belt package and the road surface. Less squirm means better steering response; more squirm means worse steering response.
  12. Arbitrary lateral movement of a bellows.
  13. "is a submissions-based [Erotic] magazine about sex and sexuality. Squirm seeks to create a sex-positive forum on campus for the artistic, literary, and creative exploration of sex. ...
  14. a form of failure where the hose is deformed into an “S” or “U” bend, as the result of excessive internal pressure being applied to unbraided corrugated hose while its ends are restrained or in a braided corrugated hose which has been axially compressed.
  15. A severe buckling or similar distortion of a bellows, produced by too much pressure inside a relatively long bellows.
  16. To twist about briskly with contortions like an eel or a worm; to wriggle; to writhe.