Translation of "worm" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary
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› [C] a small animal with a long narrow soft body without arms, legs or bones
The kiwi eats worms, other invertebrates, and berries.
Worms, snails, slugs and similar animals › [C] the young of particular types of insect
It's distressing enough to find a worm in your apple but finding half of one is worse.
→ See also woodworm The 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
a parasitic worm
The vet says our dog has worms.
→ See also tapeworm Worms, snails, slugs and similar animals › [S] informal an unpleasant person who does not deserve respect
Don't be such a worm, you don't have to lie to me.
People of little importanceUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men