squirmer

squirmer
noun
one who can't stay still (especially a child)
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the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips

Syn: ↑wiggler, ↑wriggler
Derivationally related forms: ↑squirm, ↑wriggle (for: ↑wriggler), ↑wiggle (for: ↑wiggler)
Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul

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