maggot


maggot

noun

Definition of MAGGOT

a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action <the last maggot he got in his head resulted in a disastrous extramarital affair>
Synonyms bee, caprice, crank, fancy, freak, humor, kink, maggot, megrim, notion, vagary, vagrancy, whimsy (also whimsey)

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