the larva of any of certain flies of the genus Callitroga, which sometimes infests wounds and the nose and navel of domestic animals and humans.
the larva of a dipterous fly, Callitroga macellaria, that develops beneath the skin of living mammals often causing illness or death
the fly producing this larva: family Calliphoridae
noun 1. the adult screwworm.
adjective, screwier, screwiest. Slang. 1. crazy; nutty: I think you’re screwy, refusing an invitation to the governor’s dinner. 2. disconcertingly strange: There’s something screwy about his story. 3. absurdly peculiar or impractical; ridiculous: screwy ideas. adjective screwier, screwiest 1. (informal) odd, crazy, or eccentric screwy
- Screw you
screw you Go to hell, as in You won’t help after all? Well, screw you! A euphemism for the still ruder fuck you , this slangy term dates from the mid-1900s.
noun 1. a person who serves as a professional copyist, especially one who made copies of manuscripts before the invention of printing. 2. a public clerk or writer, usually one having official status. 3. Also called sopher, sofer. Judaism. one of the group of Palestinian scholars and teachers of Jewish law and tradition, active from […]