Definitions

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  • adverb With squirming motions.

Etymologies

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squirming +‎ -ly

Examples

  • If you've ever listened to an MP squirmingly defend the indefensible, and sensed what little credibility you'd prevously accorded them evaporate, you'll agree with Bernard Jenkin.

    'New politics' claim a sham, senior Conservative MP warns David Cameron

  • Those clucking hens must be squirmingly jealous of my hot boyfriend.

    Captured by Moonlight

  • Those clucking hens must be squirmingly jealous of my hot boyfriend.

    Captured by Moonlight

  • This – to most people – would be squirmingly embarrassing.

    Osborne refuses to squirm over Ireland

  • Those clucking hens must be squirmingly jealous of my hot boyfriend.

    Captured by Moonlight

  • Who are, as the head of St. Johns once squirmingly put it, 'Expected to sparkle' heavily polished.

    What did the Romans wear under their togas?

  • They'd both witnessed the professional obfuscation their job could require, and neither wanted to be the 'spokesperson' on Nezvsnight squirmingly trotting out the corporate line in shamefaced defence of the indefensible, while at home a million viewers gave their telly the finger.

    Be My Enemy

  • It was more in keeping with his voice and with whom he felt himself to be, and yet it made him squirmingly curious to know he wore the face of someone Amber loved.

    Ship Of Destiny

  • And they seemed abysmally ignorant of the primitive ethos, how rich, how squirmingly musically rich is the savage mind and how deep.

    Another Roadside Attraction

  • "I don't care about goin '," he had protested squirmingly.

    Dust

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