English dictionary definition of:



  • 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
  • screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
  • a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
  • a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect


  • to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)


insect louse squirm twist wrestle wriggle writhe

Spellzone course content

View spelling list wor words and learn about the word worm in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor.

Other Spellzone word lists: Animals, Invertebrates

Scrabble score for worm

Scrabble score = 9

generated at 20:41:26 on 18-11-19

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