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English → English (WordNet) Definition: earwig earwig n : any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen
English → English (gcide) Definition: Earwig Earwig \Ear"wig`\ ([=e]r"w[i^]g`), n. [AS. e['a]rwicga; e['a]re ear + wicga beetle, worm: cf. Prov. E. erri-wiggle.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any insect of the genus Forficula and related genera, belonging to the order Dermaptera (formerly Euplexoptera). They have elongated bodies and a prominent pair of curved pincers at the rear of their abdomen. [1913 Webster + PJC] 2. (Zo["o]l.) In America, any small chilopodous myriapod, esp. of the genus Geophilus. See Geophilus [1913 Webster] Note: Both insects are so called from the supposition that they creep into the human ear. [1913 Webster] 3. A whisperer of insinuations; a secret counselor. --Johnson. [1913 Webster] Earwig \Ear"wig`\ ([=e]r"w[i^]g`), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Earwigged ([=e]r"w[i^]gd`); p. pr. & vb. n. Earwigging ([=e]r"w[i^]g*g[i^]ng).] To influence, or attempt to influence, by whispered insinuations or private talk. “No longer was he earwigged by the Lord Cravens.” --Lord Campbell. [1913 Webster]


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