(loosely) a bedbug.

1615–25; < Spanish chinche < Latin cīmic- (stem of cīmex) bug Unabridged
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chinch (tʃɪntʃ)
(Southern US) another name for a bedbug
[C17: from Spanish chinche, from Latin cīmex bug]

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Word Origin & History

1616, from Sp./Port. chinche (dim. chinchilla) "bug," from L. cimex (acc. cimicem) "bedbug."
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Example sentences
Also if insects such as chinch-bugs become a problem, insecticides can be used.
Chinch bugs are pretty bad here at present millet is not so good as it was last year on acct of them.
For example, the big-eyed bug is a natural predator of the chinch bug.
Finally, the flotation method for quantifying chinch bug populations will be displayed.
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