grub

Primary Meanings of grub

1.
vn
ask for and get free; be a parasite
a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects
2.
v
search about busily
3.
n
informal terms for a meal
Full Definitions of grub
1

v ask for and get free; be a parasite

Synonyms:
bum, cadge, mooch, sponge
Types:
freeload
live off somebody's generosity
Type of:
obtain
come into possession of

n a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects

Types:
maggot
the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter
leatherjacket
tough-skinned larva of certain crane flies
Type of:
larva
the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
2

v search about busily

Type of:
look for, search, seek
try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
3

n informal terms for a meal

Synonyms:
chow, chuck, eats
Type of:
fare
the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed

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