wormy


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worm·y

 (wûr′mē)
adj. worm·i·er, worm·i·est
1. Infested with or damaged by worms.
2. Suggestive of a worm.

worm′i·ness n.

wormy

(ˈwɜːmɪ)
adj, wormier or wormiest
1. (Zoology) worm-infested or worm-eaten
2. resembling a worm in appearance, ways, or condition
3. (Forestry) (of wood) having irregular small tunnels bored into it and tracked over its surface, made either by worms or artificially
4. low or grovelling
ˈworminess n

worm•y

(ˈwɜr mi)

adj. worm•i•er, worm•i•est.
1. containing a worm or worms; contaminated with worms.
2. damaged or bored into by worms; worm-eaten.
[1400–50]
worm′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wormy - infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
worn - affected by wear; damaged by long use; "worn threads on the screw"; "a worn suit"; "the worn pockets on the jacket"
2.wormy - totally submissive
submissive - inclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"
Translations
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wormy

[ˈwɜːmɪ] ADJ
1. (= worm-eaten) [fruit] → con gusanos; [furniture] → carcomido, apolillado
2. (= full of worms) [soil] → lleno de gusanos

wormy

adj applewurmig; woodwurmstichig; soilwurmreich

wormy

[ˈwɜːmɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fruit) → bacato/a; (furniture) → tarlato/a
References in classic literature ?
Voluptuousness: to the rabble, the slow fire at which it is burnt; to all wormy wood, to all stinking rags, the prepared heat and stew furnace.
Your money came out of, or went into, wormy old wooden drawers, particles of which flew up your nose and down your throat when they were opened and shut.
It's a big tree," said Marilla, "and it blooms great, but the fruit don't amount to much never--small and wormy.
Their irons had chafed the skin from their ankles and made sores which were ulcerated and wormy.
Thus also the snake casts its slough, and the caterpillar its wormy coat, by an internal industry and expansion; for clothes are but our outmost cuticle and mortal coil.
Tenders are invited for Supply and stacking of good earth, cattle manure, jamuna sand, red bajri s/o wormy compost, plants etc at site.
Main dishes: Skull Goulash Stew, Battered Fish Fillet with Fly Bean Sauce, Frankenstein Ribs, Wormy Pasta with Bloody Ragu sauce and Dirty Rice Larvae.
Typically damaged by insects, the affected lumber is sold in various grades as wormy chestnut for use in furniture, cabinetry, picture frames, flooring and more.
Tudor doesn't confess his personal opinion about the wormy appetizer, but his enthusiasm for Korea, specifically South Korea, is apparent.
I needed art to accompany that article, and the best thing I could think of to depict a wormy dog was a photo of a typically round-bellied wormy puppy, the kind that is surrendered to shelters all too frequently.
Favourite activities included sand and water play and climbing on to Wormy Worm.
What fields became: you, sneck-blasted cover-boy for New Age prospects; some raspberries, wormy both to touch & taste; a lone horse cropping grass from gorse.