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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worm(noun)

    any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae

    insect, dirt ball, louse

  2. worm, louse, insect, dirt ball(noun)

    a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

    plant louse, biting louse, bird louse, dirt ball, sucking louse, louse, insect

  3. worm(noun)

    a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network

    "worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers"

    insect, dirt ball, louse

  4. worm(verb)

    screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack

    insect, dirt ball, louse

  5. writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist(verb)

    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"

    turn, sophisticate, squirm, pervert, sprain, wrestle, rick, twist, bend, wrick, wrench, wind, distort, curve, deform, convolute, twist around, twine, flex, wriggle, writhe

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. worm(v. n.)

    work slowly, secretly, and gradually (like a worm)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    gusano, maggot, ringworm, view, see, pear, cocoon

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