Definitions

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  • adj. Infested with and/or partially eaten by maggots; flyblown.
  • adj. Full of whims; capricious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Infested with maggots.
  • adj. Full of whims; capricious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of or infested with maggots.
  • Frisky; capricious; whimsical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies

Etymologies

maggot +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

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  • Frisky; capricious; whimsical.
    Several English Country dances carry the term "maggot" in their titles, including Betty's Maggot, Mr. Beveridge's Maggot, Mr. Isaac's Maggot, and Huntington's Maggot.

    November 30, 2011

  • February 2, 2007