maggoty


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mag·got

 (măg′ət)
n.
1. The legless, soft-bodied, wormlike larva of any of various dipteran flies, often found in decaying matter.
2. Slang A despicable person.
3. Archaic An extravagant notion; a whim.

[Middle English magot, perhaps alteration of mathek, maddokk, perhaps from Old English matha.]

mag′got·y adj.

maggoty

(ˈmæɡətɪ)
adj
1. relating to, resembling, or ridden with maggots
2. slang very drunk
3. slang Austral annoyed; angry
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.maggoty - spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of fliesmaggoty - spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies; "flyblown meat"; "a sack of maggoty apricots"
stale - lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale"
Translations

maggoty

[ˈmægətɪ] ADJagusanado, lleno de gusanos

maggoty

adjmadig; the cheese has gone all maggotyder Käse wimmelt von Maden

maggoty

[ˈmægətɪ] adjbacato/a, con i vermi
References in classic literature ?
It is my own crust of bread that I eat; and though that crust is but a poor one, and sometimes actually a maggoty one, it has at least been EARNED, and therefore, is being put to a right and lawful use.
But,' he says, 'go up to ours and they are all rotten and maggoty.
though dull were all we taste as bright, bitter all utterly things sweet, maggoty minus and dumb death all we inherit,
Pest species of moth that will also likely end up as bat prey include tortrix moths, nibbler of many ornamental plants, especially conservatory favourites such as citrus; codling moth, familiar to any gardener who has bitten into a maggoty apple, and leek moth, the bane of leek growers.
In the first series, which aired early last year, the contestants were soon seen putting the 'mess' in 'Mesolithic' - allowing their unrefrigerated food to get maggoty, their animal skin bedding to become lousy with fly larvae and, in the case of the strapping alpha male who'd initially looked like a shoo-in to win, sobbing into their loin cloths because they missed their mums.
lawyers, doctors, engineers" becomes "a bag of maggoty dreams, long decayed.
It's probably unwise to demand more detailed a milieu from a film that claims the Black Death plague of 1346-53 was in fact foisted upon humanity by a vindictive Witch Queen (Julie Engelbrecht, or what's left of her beneath a maggoty digital mask) bent on total human eradication.
Turns out the meat got maggoty pretty quick, the animal skins became infested with fly larvae and Perry, one of the most strapping alpha males in this Bulgarian Bedrock, missed his dear old nanna so much that he left sobbing like a baby within a few hours of donning his loin cloth.
Known among survivors as the "mush hole" for the bland and often maggoty oatmeal served to students there, the 110-year-old building is now home to the Woodland Cultural Centre (WCC), a community centre, museum, library, art gallery and event space run by the Six Nations of the Grand River, the Wahta Mohawks and the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.
Recalling his stories, boot camp seemed to have made a more lasting impression on him than those maggoty rations he had to eat on that island he didn't remember the name of.
Maggoty apples in late summer may be caused by codling moth, a small white caterpillar that feeds at the core and tunnels through the side or the eye end of the ripening fruit when it's fully developed.