wormy

adjective
\ ˈwər-mē How to pronounce wormy (audio) \
wormier; wormiest

Definition of wormy

1 : containing, abounding in, or infested with or as if with worms wormy flour a wormy dog also : damaged by worms : worm-eaten wormy timbers
2 : resembling or suggestive of a worm

First Known Use of wormy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Wormy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wormy. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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wormy

adjective
\ ˈwər-mē How to pronounce wormy (audio) \
wormier; wormiest

Kids Definition of wormy

: containing worms wormy flour

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