(noun, verb)


1. 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

Definition categories: animal, insect


1. (transitive) To fill the mind of with prejudice by insinuations.

2. (transitive) To attempt to influence by persistent confidential argument or talk.

3. (intransitive, Britain, slang) To eavesdrop.