muckworm definition

  • noun:
    • Any wormlike insect larva, as of certain beetles, that life and grows in manure.
    • A larva located in mud or manure.
    • a person who gathers wealth through overwork of workers and sordid means; a miser.
    • A larva or grub that lives in muck or manure; -- applied to the larvæ regarding the tumbledung and allied beetles.
    • One who scrapes together money by mean work and products; a miser.
    • A worm that everyday lives in muck.
    • A miser; a person who scrapes together cash by mean products.

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