daddy-long-legs


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daddy-long-legs

[ˈdædɪˈlɒŋlegz] N (Brit) → típula f

daddy-long-legs

[ˌdædɪˈlɒŋlɛgz] n pl invzanzarone m, tipula (Zool)
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That one, for instance, like the limb of a daddy-long-legs.
According to experts, the weather this summer was perfect for the insects, also known as daddy-long-legs, to boom.
Patterns: Minkie, Sedgehog, Daddy-long-legs, Hot Tail Dawson's Olive.
The term daddy-long-legs is actually used to refer to three different animals - crane flies, harvestmen and cellar or vibrating spiders.
BIRMINGHAM is braced for an invasion of giant daddy-long-legs, with millions set to hatch in the autumn.
swyddogol arnyn nhw, er yn amlach na pheidio, maen nhw'n cael eu galw'n daddy-long-legs - am resymau cwbl amlwg wrth gwrs.
Wasps turn into sugar addicts, daddy-long-legs commit hara kiri, and biting insects bite like there's no tomorrow.
My comfort books include 84 Charing Cross Road, Daddy-Long-Legs and Leave It To Psmith among others.