Definition of Earwiggy

1. Adjective. Infested with earwigs. ¹



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Definition of Earwiggy

1. resembling an earwig [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earwiggy

earthwax
earthwolf
earthwork
earthworks
earthworm
earthworms
earthy
earthy water
earware
earwax
earwaxes
earwear
earwig
earwigged
earwigging
earwiggy (current term)
earwigs
earwitness
earwitnesses
earworm
earworms
earywig
ease
ease off
ease up
eased
easeful
easefull
easefully
easefulness

Literary usage of Earwiggy

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1. Literary Criticism from the Elizabethan Dramatists by John Tucker Murray, David Klein, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, William Winter, Rosamond Gilder, Felix Emmanuel Schelling, William Dean Howells, Mary Findlater, Jane Helen Findlater, Allan McAulay, William Randolph Hearst (1904)
"It was in vain for me to tell her that thatch is earwiggy as well as damp, and that every sensible landowner is substituting slate roofs as fast as he can. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1868)
"... of another attack from without, and :Pt the fitful sleep of all first nights in camp, awaking for good at cold and damp and earwiggy. VOL. I., NS 1868. ..."

3. Putnam's Monthly (1907)
"Magnificent old trees drooped their branches low over the- winding paths; rustic arbors, covered with earwiggy vines, would have delighted Amy March; ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine (1907)
"Magnificent old trees drooped their branches low over the winding paths; rustic arbors, covered with earwiggy vines, would have delighted Amy March; ..."

5. The Hardy Country: Literary Landmarks of the Wessex Novels by Charles George Harper (1904)
"... and earwiggy always, thinks the stranger under such roofs, as he observes quaint lepidoptera ensconced comfortably in his bed. ..."

6. Putnam's Magazine (1907)
"Magnificent old trees drooped their branches low over the winding paths; rustic arbors, covered with earwiggy vines, would have delighted Amy March; ..."

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