Gnat - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |næt|  American pronunciation of the word gnat
Brit.  |næt|  British pronunciation of the word gnat

noun

- any of various small biting flies: midges; biting midges; black flies; sand flies
- (British usage) mosquito

Examples

...a frothy comedy that wouldn't exert the brain of a gnat...

The thin pipe of the gnat was heard at night.

The speaker ceased to be an amusing little gnat to be fanned away and was kicked off the forum

Word forms

noun
singular: gnat
plural: gnats
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