Meaning of “daddy longlegs” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “daddy longlegs” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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daddy longlegsnoun [ C ]

us /ˌdæd·iˈlɔŋˌleɡz/ plural daddy longlegs infml

a small creature with eight legs that looks like a spider

(Definition of “daddy longlegs” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)