Synonyms for (noun) worm

Synonyms: worm

Definition: 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

Similar words: invertebrate

Definition: any animal lacking a backbone or notochord; the term is not used as a scientific classification


Synonyms: worm

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

Similar words: screw

Definition: a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head


Synonyms: worm

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

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

Similar words: malevolent program

Definition: a computer program designed to have undesirable or harmful effects


Synonyms: worm, louse, dirt ball, insect

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

Similar words: unpleasant person, disagreeable person

Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Synonyms for (verb) worm

Synonyms: worm, wrestle, wriggle, writhe, twist, squirm

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

Usage: The prisoner writhed in discomfort; The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right