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maggoty

[mag-uh-tee] /ˈmæg ə ti/
adjective
1.
infested with maggots, as food.
2.
Archaic. having queer notions; full of whims.
3.
Australian Slang. angry; bad-tempered.
Origin
1660-1670
1660-70; maggot + -y1
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  • These poems occasional evoke a sticky, maggoty feeling.
  • During certain seasons, tomatoes are contaminated with field moths and in the markets the product becomes maggoty.
British Dictionary definitions for maggoty

maggoty

/ˈmæɡətɪ/
adjective
1.
relating to, resembling, or ridden with maggots
2.
(slang) very drunk
3.
(Austral, slang) annoyed, angry
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