insectnoun [ C ]uk /ˈɪn.sekt/ us /ˈɪn.sekt/
- Some trees exude from their bark a sap that repels insect parasites.
- An insect bit me on the arm.
- Why did you stamp on that insect?
- Outside the tent I could hear the constant drone of insects.
- The spider preys on small flies and other insects.