Translation of "worm" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /wɜːm/ US  /wɝːm/

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

The kiwi 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

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。
→ See also woodworm

[ 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 寄生蟲
The vet says our dog has worms. 獸醫說我們的狗體內有寄生蟲。
→ See also tapeworm

[ S ] informal an unpleasant person who does not deserve respect

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。

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