Worm’s Eye View

Idiom

Worm’s Eye View

Definition

Worm’s Eye View is an idiom that refers to a way of looking at something from a very low, restricted angle, with a limited perspective.

Examples

He had a worm’s eye view of the city from his window on the ground floor.

The worm’s eye view of the situation made it difficult to understand the complete picture.

Origin

The expression ‘Worm’s Eye View’ is believed to have originated from the way worms view the world, looking up at the sky while they crawl on the ground.

FAQs

Does a worm’s eye view provide a complete picture of the situation?

No, a worm’s eye view provides only a limited perspective and is not sufficient to provide a complete view.