noun. terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers.
- dew worm
- fishing worm
- oligochaete worm
- red worm
- class Oligochaeta
Example sentences of the word nightcrawler
1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the cap of the worm blower and inject the needle into the tail of the nightcrawler and squeeze once or twice to pump air into the nightcrawler.