from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bored through or gnawed by worms.
- adj. Decayed; rotten.
- adj. Antiquated; decrepit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Eaten by worms, especially having a worm inside.
- adj. Rotten or decrepit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Eaten, or eaten into, by a worm or by worms.
- adj. Worn-out; old; worthless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Eaten into by a worm; gnawed, bored, or perforated by worms of any kind; abounding in wormholes; wormy: as, worm-eaten timber, fabrics, fruit.
- Old, worn-out, or worthless, as if eaten by worms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
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