Definition of woodworm noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈwʊdwɜːm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwʊdwɜːrm//
    How a building looks, Invertebrates
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  1. 1 [countable] a small worm that eats wood, making a lot of small holes in it See related entries: Invertebrates
  2. 2[uncountable] the damage caused by woodworms The beams are riddled with woodworm. See related entries: How a building looks
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: woodworm