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Synonyms and Antonyms of gadfly

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gadfly

synonym (synonym of gadfly)

hypernym (gadfly IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a persistently annoying person (noun.person)
    someone who torments (noun.person)
     
  • any of various large flies that annoy livestock (noun.animal)
    two-winged insects characterized by active flight (noun.animal)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF gadfly relation)

  • a persistently annoying person (noun.person)
    (Yiddish) someone who is a boring pest (noun.person)
     
  • any of various large flies that annoy livestock (noun.animal)
    stout-bodied hairy dipterous fly whose larvae are parasites on humans and other mammals (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    hairy bee-like fly whose larvae produce lumpy abscesses (warbles) under the skin of cattle (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    large swift fly the female of which sucks blood of various animals (noun.animal)
     

derivation (.... is derived from gadfly)

synonym hypernym hyponym derivation blighter cuss pest pesterer fly persecutor tormenter tormentor botfly warble fly cleg nudnick nudnik badger beleaguer bug pester tease

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