nightcrawler nightcrawler

Definition(s):

  • (n) terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers

Usage(s):

  1. Japanese nightcrawlers, toward the end of the war, often crawled in vain.
  2. In 1949, an estimated 25 million citizens tempted him with hook-studded live frogs, gaily feathered flies, and plump, harmless-looking nightcrawlers.
  3. First, engage him in an activity, whether it's bowling or digging for nightcrawlers.

News

  • Wiggly worms pay dividends throughout summer

    I only purchase Canadian nightcrawler worms that come with a guarantee. Right on the box, it states that these worms will catch fish or die trying.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

Quotes

  • "It was a very organic concept," says Yorn. "The first recording, I wasn't thinking about (where the next two albums would go). However, as I began to work on 'Nightcrawler' and I was writing a lot of songs, I realized where it could go. As...
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Pete Yorn Source: White Plains Journal News

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