Translation of "worm" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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wormnoun

uk /wɜːm/ us /wɝːm/

B2 [ C ] a small animal with a long, narrow, soft body without arms, legs, or bones

蠕蟲
The kiwi bird eats worms, other invertebrates, and berries. 鷸鴕以蠕蟲、其他無脊椎動物和漿果為食。

[ C ] the young of particular types of insect

(某些昆蟲的)幼蟲
It's distressing enough to find a worm in your apple but finding half of one is worse. 在蘋果裡發現一條蟲子已經夠叫人厭惡,如果發現半條就更糟了。
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[ 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

寄生蟲
a parasitic worm 寄生蟲
The vet says our dog has worms. 獸醫說我們的狗體內有寄生蟲。
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[ S ] informal old-fashioned an unpleasant person who does not deserve respect

惹人討厭的人;懦夫
Don't be such a worm. You don't have to lie to me. 別這麼懦弱,你不必向我撒謊。

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wormverb

uk /wɜːm/ us /wɝːm/

worm verb (MOVE)

[ I or T, + prep ] to succeed in moving along in a difficult or crowded situation, by moving your body slowly and carefully

擠過,鑽過
Because he was so small, he could worm (his way) through the crowd. 他身形瘦小,所以可以擠過人群。
She wormed herself under the fence. 她從柵欄下麵爬了過來。

worm verb (ANIMAL)

[ T ] to give an animal, especially a pet dog or cat, medicine to kill any worms that might be living inside it

(尤指為狗、貓等寵物)除腸蟲
Has your dog been wormed? 你的狗除過腸蟲嗎?

(Translation of “worm” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)