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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter.

Usage examples (32)
  • A rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but were it called a maggot, a schist or a cloaca, we would think of it quite differently.
  • He said that he had not been "maggot" - slang for getting out of it - for almost two weeks, so was going to make the most of it.
  • He's all "maggot" and this - and reach around that.
  • When I volunteered for the draft, within just a few days I was a 'maggot'. for more
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