English dictionary definition of:

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
  • 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

Verb

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

Thesaurus

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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