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earwigPart of speech: Noun Usage examples "earwig":
- They weighed on her; and she had the sensation of wriggling beneath them like an earwig beneath a stone, and it humiliated her to wriggle. - "Vera", Elisabeth von Arnim.
- In a curious old pamphlet, The Earwig, or An Old Woman's Remarks on the present Exhibition of Pictures of the Royal Academy- a critical pamphlet published in Fleet Street, 1781, I find the following entries. - "Highways and Byways in Surrey", Eric Parker.