from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various minute, biting flies of the family Ceratopogonidae. Also called biting midge, no-see-um.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small two-winged fly or midge of the family Ceratopogonidae, which bites and then sucks the blood of mammals; the biting midge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A minute biting fly of the genus Ceratopogon or allied genus of the family Chironomidæ, found in swarms in various densely wooded or mountaneous regions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects
HERO: Whatever, punkie. * smashes him, conflict over*
(And this is why your friends are lovers are doomed to fail; it has to come from you, punkie.) 2.
If you're counting superhero movies, it counts, punkie.
I got news for ya, punkie; you're in the minority.
She smoked her cigarette and scratched at a punkie bite on her ankle.
The midge, again, or punkie, or "no-see-'um," just as you please, swarms down upon you suddenly and with commendable vigour, so that you feel as though red-hot pepper were being sprinkled on your bare skin; and his invisibility and intangibility are such that you can never tell whether you have killed him or not; but he doesn't last long, and dope routs him totally.
Jean gave in and varnished his pelt thoroughly with my "punkie dope," as he called it; but, too late: the mischief was done.
"A self-conscious, punkie, indie, black guy who's quite vehement he should be able to wear his hair anyway he likes" - she already has a voice for him.
Then we stopped at this little more punkie store and i bought a shirt that is so cool!
(Obviously, if you're spoiler-allergic, don't troll the comments, punkie.) 3) Reasons why I love my daughter, part 3,300: She entitles her latest LiveJournal entry "The next time I see Cupid, he's getting a shot in the nuts."