Synonyms
Etymology

1. midge

noun. ['ˈmɪdʒ'] minute two-winged mosquito-like fly lacking biting mouthparts; appear in dancing swarms especially near water.

Synonyms

  • gnat
  • family Chironomidae

Etymology

  • mydge (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Midge

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  • fridge
  • bridge
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Example sentences of the word midge


1. Noun, singular or mass
The faster moving the water is, the less likely a midge will lay more eggs.

2. Adjective
These little bugs are actually midge fly larvae, and only occur if the conditions are right for them.

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