Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Infested with or damaged by worms.
  • adj. Suggestive of a worm.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or like a worm or worms.
  • adj. Infested with worms.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Containing a worm; abounding with worms.
  • adj. Like or pertaining to a worm; earthy; groveling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Containing a worm; full of worms; infested or affected with worms; lousy, as fish; measly, as pork; worm-eaten, as timber, fruit, etc.
  • Worm-like; low; mean; debased; groveling; earthy.
  • Associated with earthworms, and hence with the earth or the grave; gloomy or dismal as the grave.

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

  • adj. infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
  • adj. totally submissive

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Examples

  • Creative recalls wormy Neeons p2p news / p2pnet:- Creative admits some of its Zen Neeon mobiles went into the marketplace with a passenger the W32.

    Creative recalls wormy Neeons

  • The only worm recognized as edible by civilized man is produced in Italy and vulgarly known as wormy-chilly.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 16, July 16, 1870

  • p2pnet news » Blog Archive » Creative recalls wormy Neeons

    Creative recalls wormy Neeons

  • While the slump-shouldered Johnson could best be described as "wormy," Nicks is a specimen.

    Greg Hanlon: Feels Like 2007... And Not in a Good Way: Eagles 40 - Giants 17

  • Rabbits were "wormy" and the law prohibited the shooting of almost everything else.

    Boy Scouts of the Air on Lost Island

  • Those long, gangling men, they’re nearly always too kind of wormy to be any good in athletics, and they’re so awkward they keep falling over chairs or——”28

    Chapter 6

  • He hated his old woman, and in a vaguely superstitious, thoroughly Glebeshire fashion half-believed that she had cast a spell over him and was really responsible for his "wormy" ear.

    The Cathedral

  • He very seldom now, being over eighty, with a strange "wormy" pain in his left ear, took his horses out himself.

    The Cathedral

  • In fact, it's a testament to people's distrust of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that 40 percent still went for the "wormy" option.

    Signs of the Times

  • He said he looked wormy, meaning too skinny for a tight end.

    Red Reporter

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