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Definition of As the worm turns

As the worm turns

adverb

  • This is a characterization of an unassertive person becoming assertive. Compare to embolden.
    Lem became an outstanding advocate for his interests, so others said that is as the worm turns.

    Last edited on Nov 24 2016. Submitted by Dr. P.D. Fisher on Nov 24 2016.

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