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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley