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1. housefly

noun. common fly that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseases.

Synonyms

  • Musca domestica
  • house fly
  • Musca
  • fly

Antonyms

  • increase
  • dry fly
  • wet fly
  • unalert

Etymology

  • fly (English)
  • flien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • house (English)
  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word housefly


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the summer, you'll most likely find a housefly buzzing around the house, so you want to be careful that they don't fly into your fridge.

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