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earwig

ear·wig

earwig

 
pronunciation:
ir wIg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a nocturnal insect having a pincerslike structure at the rear of the abdomen.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: earwigged, earwigging, earwigs
definition: to annoy or instill biases in (someone) by persistent secretive communications.