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English definition of “worm”

worm

noun [C]  /wɜrm/ us  

worm noun [C] (ANIMAL)

a small animal with a long, narrow, soft body without legs or bones

worm

verb [T always + adv/prep]  /wɜrm/ us  

worm verb [T always + adv/prep] (MOVE SLOWLY)

to move slowly or carefully through a crowd or tight space: He wormed his way through the crowd as quickly as he could. fig. He was a distant relation who wormed his way into the confidence of the family.
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