a.1.(Zool.) Resembling an insect.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Those condemned to gnash their teeth in the outer darkness included the hopelessly gauche Nobackground, Richan Vulgar, Upstart, Spendeasy, Smalltalk, (like Smorltolk in Dickens' Pickwick Papers), Bluffington, the insect-like Entomoid and plain old Bugge.