Earwig - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɪrwɪɡ|  American pronunciation of the word earwig
Brit.  |ˈɪəwɪɡ|  British pronunciation of the word earwig

noun

- any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen

Word forms

noun
singular: earwig
plural: earwigs
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