Wormier
Wormy Worm"y, a. [Compar. {Wormier}; superl. {Wormiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Containing a worm; abounding with worms. ``Wormy beds.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Like or pertaining to a worm; earthy; groveling. [1913 Webster]


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  • wormier — worm·y || wÉœrmɪ / wɜː adj. worm like, crawling with warms; worm eaten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wormier — comparative of wormy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wormiest — Wormy Worm y, a. [Compar. {Wormier}; superl. {Wormiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Containing a worm; abounding with worms. Wormy beds. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Like or pertaining to a worm; earthy; groveling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wormy — Worm y, a. [Compar. {Wormier}; superl. {Wormiest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Containing a worm; abounding with worms. Wormy beds. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Like or pertaining to a worm; earthy; groveling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wormy — adjective (wormier; est) Date: 15th century 1. containing, abounding in, or infested with or as if with worms < wormy flour > < a wormy dog >; also damaged by worms ; worm eaten < wormy timbers > 2. resembling or suggestive o …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wormy — worminess, n. /werr mee/, adj., wormier, wormiest. 1. containing a worm or worms; contaminated with worms. 2. damaged or bored into by worms; worm eaten. 3. wormlike; groveling; low. [1400 50; late ME; see WORM, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • wormy — adjective (wormier, wormiest) 1》 full of worms; worm eaten. 2》 informal weak or despicable. Derivatives worminess noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • wormy — UK [ˈwɜː(r)mɪ] / US [ˈwɜrmɪ] adjective Word forms wormy : adjective wormy comparative wormier superlative wormiest containing worms …   English dictionary

  • wormy — /ˈwɜmi/ (say wermee) adjective (wormier, wormiest) 1. containing a worm or worms; infested with worms. 2. worm eaten. 3. wormlike; grovelling; low. {worm + y1} –worminess, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • wormy — ► ADJECTIVE (wormier, wormiest) ▪ worm eaten or full of worms …   English terms dictionary

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