[ wee-vuh-lee ]

  1. infested with weevils.

Origin of weevily

First recorded in 1750–60; weevil + -y1
  • Also wee·vil·ly, wee·viled, wee·villed [wee-vuhld]. /ˈwi vəld/.

Words Nearby weevily

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How to use weevily in a sentence

  • He could hoist out facts and figures as easily as you would fling a weevily biscuit to leeward.

    In Eastern Seas | J. J. Smith
  • Sport began again in the Dudley farm-house by a dozen or so of the young people "forming on" for "weevily Wheat."

    Prairie Folks | Hamlin Garland
  • And you squeezed the poor devils all the harder for your weevily corn and shoddy boots?

    The Missourian | Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • And there was the usual "weevily hardtack" in the bread-barge.