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Definition of worm verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they worm
    he / she / it worms
    past simple wormed
    -ing form worming
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  1. 1worm your way + adv./prep. to use a twisting and turning movement, especially to move through a narrow or crowded place She wormed her way through the crowd to the reception desk.
  2. 2worm something to give an animal medicine that makes worms pass out of its body in the feces
  3. Phrasal Verbsworm something out of somebodyworm your way/yourself into something
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