Definitions for maggoty

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mag•gotˈmæg ət(n.)

  1. a soft-bodied, legless larva of certain flies.

    Category: Entomology

  2. an odd fancy; whim.

Origin of maggot:

1425–75;< ON mathkr


Princeton's WordNet

  1. flyblown, maggoty(adj)

    spoiled and covered with eggs and larvae of flies

    "flyblown meat"; "a sack of maggoty apricots"


  1. maggoty(Adjective)

    Infested with and/or partially eaten by maggots; flyblown.

  2. maggoty(Adjective)

    Full of whims; capricious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maggoty(adj)

    infested with maggots

  2. Maggoty(adj)

    full of whims; capricious


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