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

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis