Definition of Earworm

1. Noun. A tune that is stuck in one's head, especially as unwanted or repetitive. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Earworm

1. a bollworm [n -S] - See also: bollworm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earworm

earthworm
earthworms
earthy
earthy water
earware
earwax
earwaxes
earwear
earwig
earwigged
earwigging
earwiggy
earwigs
earwitness
earwitnesses
earworm (current term)
earworms
earywig
ease
ease off
ease up
eased
easeful
easefull
easefully
easefulness
easel
easeled
easeless
easellike

Literary usage of Earworm

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1. IPM and Biological Control of Plant Pests: Field Crops: Bibliography January by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Total soybean acreage treated for corn earworm increased linearly with ... Corn earworm moth activity around soybean fields increased in late July to early ..."

2. IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and Biological Control of Plant Pests by Jane P. Gates (1994)
"Over a 5-yr period, 34% of all fields sampled contained parasitized corn earworm and 24.2% contained parasitized fall armyworm. Of 3036 corn earworm ..."

3. Journal of the International Garden Club by International Garden Club (1918)
"To those who grow corn in the warmer parts of the country a pamphlet by GM Collins and JH Kempton on "Breeding Sweet Corn Resistant to the Corn earworm" ..."

4. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... Control forage grass insects (esp. corn earworm and fall army- worm); corn, forage, peanut and sorghum plant resistance; chemigation; genetic control; ..."

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