[ wee-vuh-lee ]
/ ˈwi və li /
infested with weevils.
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Cankers, Caterpillars, and Malt-worms: 3 Shakespearean InsultsGreat insults pepper the comedies and tragedies of William Shakespeare. (Though the Bard of Avon is known for his terms of endearments as well.) From A Midsummer Night’s Dream to King Henry IV, here are a few of our favorites. You canker blossom! This flowery barb is delivered by the newly lovelorn Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream after her beloved, Lysander, expresses his disinterest …
Also wee·vil·ly, wee·viled, wee·villed [wee-vuh ld] /ˈwi vəld/.
Origin of weevily
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Examples from the Web for weevilled
The presence of light or weevilled corns may be detected by the fact that they float in water.