maggoty

[ mag-uh-tee ]
/ ˈmæg ə ti /
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adjective

infested with maggots, as food.
Archaic. having queer notions; full of whims.
Australian Slang. angry; bad-tempered.

Nearby words

  1. magfilm,
  2. maggid,
  3. maggie,
  4. maggiore,
  5. maggot,
  6. maghemite,
  7. magherafelt,
  8. maghreb,
  9. maghrebi,
  10. magi

Origin of maggoty

First recorded in 1660–70; maggot + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for maggoty

maggoty

/ (ˈmæɡətɪ) /

adjective

relating to, resembling, or ridden with maggots
slang very drunk
Australian slang annoyed, angry
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