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daddy longlegsnoun [C]

uk   /ˌdæd.iˈlɒŋ.leɡz/  us   /-ˈlɑːŋ-/ (plural daddy longlegs)
informal for crane fly
(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 ​smallcreature with eight ​legs that ​looks like a spider
(Definition of daddy longlegs from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “daddy longlegs”
in Arabic الذبابة الغُزنوقِيّة…
in Korean 각다귀…
in Portuguese pernilongo…
in Catalan típula…
in Japanese ガガンボ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大蚊…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大蚊…
in Italian tipula, zanzarone…
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