squirm n : the act of wiggling [syn: wiggle, wriggle] v : to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace" [syn: writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, twist]
EtymologyUnkown. Perhaps imitative.
To twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment
To evade a question, an interviewer etc.
- Finnish: vältellä
Squirm were a New Zealand alternative rock group based in Christchurch New Zealand. The band played from 1991 - 1997 and released 2 albums and one 6 track ep.
MembersThe band line up centered around
- 1991 - 1994 Hat Myer
- 1994 - 1997 - (Daryl Kirk) Lawrence O'blivion
The band didn't officially split but members went off to do their own thing, Notable Michael Brassell's Hiss Explosion which released a couple of albums, and his other side project whitey Hiss which also had releases. Michael Brassell died of complications arising from pneumonia in February 2004.
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