worm into

Definition of worm into


  1. :  to get oneself into (a desired position, situation, etc.) in a gradual and usually clever or dishonest way I wormed my way into a job at the theater. He somehow managed to worm himself back into her life.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  earthworm

    :  an annelid worm

    :  any of numerous relatively small elongated usually naked and soft-bodied animals (such as a grub, pinworm, tapeworm, shipworm, or slowworm)

  1. :  to move or proceed sinuously or insidiously

    :  to proceed or make (one's way) insidiously or deviously

    :  to insinuate or introduce (oneself) by devious or subtle means

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