giant cockroach

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Related to giant cockroach: American cockroach, Palmetto bug
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Noun1.giant cockroach - large tropical American cockroaches
cockroach, roach - any of numerous chiefly nocturnal insects; some are domestic pests
Blaberus, genus Blaberus - giant cockroaches
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Its giant weta - the heaviest insect in the world - is bigger than a sparrow and looks like a giant cockroach.
Grilled tarantula; pig testicles cooked in blood; broiled Latin American giant cockroach (your neighborhood canal or cesspool variety doesn't qualify).
Ex-cricketer Andrew Flintoff after eating a giant cockroach on the Australian version of I'm a Celebrity .
Ex-cricket star Andrew Flintoff after eating a giant cockroach on the Australian version of I'm a Celebrity .
She uses a Christmas carol story, with a wealthy investment banker type as Scrooge, to imagine a dystopian future (typical of Atwood) where the Spirit of Earth Day Future is a giant cockroach and humans are extinct.
Animators have conjured truly incredible sequences, such as Charles scratching furiously as he hallucinates hundreds of lice crawling over his body, or Jim's amusing metamorphosis into a giant cockroach.
Joker Ferry trying to drown Les the snapper in the swimming pool, the giant cockroach nibbling my sweet and sour chicken, all of us needing a stockpile of aftersun cream and looking for laundries to recyle our boxer shorts (we didn't expect to be here this long).
Tsam Saa, who is, in fact, a giant cockroach from the moon, as are all Burger Buckaroo employees.
And after fighting a giant cockroach in the original, Jones gets to tackle the altogether sexier alien, Serleena, played by Lara Flynn Boyle.
I'm far from the first person who's talked to her a little while and then been suddenly struck by the notion that it might be interesting to touch a giant cockroach.
There are a number of Japanese scenes from his travels, including a gruesome narrative of his encounter with a giant cockroach in a Tokyo apartment, ending dramatically when he crushes it with a slipper.