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wormy

[wur-mee] /ˈwɜr mi/
adjective, wormier, wormiest.
1.
containing a worm or worms; contaminated with worms.
2.
damaged or bored into by worms; worm-eaten.
3.
wormlike; groveling; low.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see worm, -y1
Related forms
worminess, noun
unworminess, noun
unwormy, adjective
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wormy

/ˈwɜːmɪ/
adjective wormier, wormiest
1.
worm-infested or worm-eaten
2.
resembling a worm in appearance, ways, or condition
3.
(of wood) having irregular small tunnels bored into it and tracked over its surface, made either by worms or artificially
4.
low or grovelling
Derived Forms
worminess, noun
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