how to pronounce earwig

ɪəwɪɡ

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“… being able to sort of be earwig into …”

meanings of earwig

verb:

  1. To eavesdrop.
  2. To eavesdrop on.
  3. To fill the mind of with prejudice by insinuations.
  4. To attempt to influence by persistent confidential argument or talk.

noun:

  1. One who whispers insinuations; a secret counsellor.
  2. Any of various insects of the order Dermaptera that have elongated bodies, large membranous wings folded underneath short leathery forewings and a pair of large pincers protruding from the rear of the abdomen.
  3. A flatterer.

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