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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “worm”

worm

noun
 
 
/wɜːm/ US  /wɝːm/
[C] a small animal with a long narrow soft body without arms, legs or bones
蠕虫
The kiwi eats worms, other invertebrates, and berries.
鹬鸵以蠕虫、其他无脊椎动物和浆果为食。
Worms, snails, slugs and similar animals
[C] the young of particular types of insect
(某些昆虫的)幼虫
It's distressing enough to find a worm in your apple but finding half of one is worse.
在苹果里发现一条虫子已经够让人厌恶了,如果发现半条就更糟了。
→ See also woodwormThe development and parts of insects
[C] a type of worm that lives in an animal's intestine, feeding on the food there, or on an animal's body, feeding off its blood
寄生虫
a parasitic worm
寄生虫
The vet says our dog has worms.
兽医说我们的狗体内有寄生虫。
→ See also tapewormWorms, snails, slugs and similar animals
[S] informal an unpleasant person who does not deserve respect
惹人讨厌的人;懦夫
Don't be such a worm, you don't have to lie to me.
别这么懦弱,你不必向我撒谎的。
People of little importanceUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of worm noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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