Associations to the word «Insect»

Wiktionary

INSECT, noun. An arthropod in the class Insecta, characterized by six legs, up to four wings, and a chitinous exoskeleton.
INSECT, noun. (colloquial) Any small arthropod similar to an insect including spiders, centipedes, millipedes, etc
INSECT, noun. A contemptible or powerless person.
INSECT SCREEN, noun. A window screen.
INSECT SCREENS, noun. Plural of insect screen

Dictionary definition

INSECT, noun. Small air-breathing arthropod.
INSECT, noun. A person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche