worm - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “worm” en inglés

See all translations

worm

noun uk   /wɜːm/  us   /wɝːm/
B2 [C] a small animal with a long, narrow, soft body without arms, legs, or bones: The kiwi eats worms, other invertebrates, and berries. [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.
See also
[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 The vet says our dog has worms.
See also
[S] informal an unpleasant person who does not deserve respect: Don't be such a worm, you don't have to lie to me.
More examples

worm

verb 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: Because he was so small, he could worm (his way) through the crowd. She wormed herself under the fence.

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: Has your dog been wormed?
Traducciones de “worm”
en árabe دودة…
en coreano 벌레…
in Malaysian cacing…
en francés ver (de terre)…
en turco kurt, solucan…
en italiano verme…
en chino (tradicionál) 蠕蟲, (某些昆蟲的)幼蟲, 寄生蟲…
en ruso червяк…
en polaco robak…
in Vietnamese con giun…
en español gusano, lombriz…
en portugués verme…
in Thai หนอน…
en alemán der Wurm…
en catalán cuc…
en japonés (ミミズなどの細長くて脚のない)虫…
in Indonesian cacing…
en chino (simplificado) 蠕虫, (某些昆虫的)幼虫, 寄生虫…
(Definition of worm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de worm
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “worm” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

selfless

caring more for what other people need and want rather than for what you yourself need and want

Palabra del día

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Aprende más 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Aprende más