Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Traditional) translation of “worm”

worm

noun     /wɜːm/ US  /wɝːm/
[C] a small animal with a long narrow soft body without arms, legs or bones
蠕蟲
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。
Worms, snails, slugs and similar animals
[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。
→ 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。
→ See also tapewormWorms, snails, slugs and similar animals
[S] informal 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。
People of little importanceUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
(Definition of worm noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “worm” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More