What is another word for cockroach?

Pronunciation: [kˈɒkɹə͡ʊt͡ʃ] (IPA)

Cockroaches are a group of insects that are known for their ability to survive in various environments. They are pests that are often found in homes, restaurants, and other places where food is prepared or stored. In addition to being a nuisance, they can also carry diseases, making them a health hazard. There are several synonyms for the word "cockroach" that are used in different parts of the world. Some common synonyms include roach, water bug, palmetto bug, and black beetle. These terms all refer to the same type of insect, but may be used interchangeably depending on the region or culture.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      roach.
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What are the hypernyms for Cockroach?

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What are the hyponyms for Cockroach?

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  • hyponyms for cockroach (as nouns)

    • animal
      Dictyopterous Insect.

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Usage examples for Cockroach

Being the cockroach had passed in time.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills
A few days before, the boys had left Sierra Leone and engaged quarters on the cockroach-infested little craft for the voyage down the coast.
"The Boy Aviators in Africa"
Captain Wilbur Lawton
Another constant loss of energy was a large cockroach leg, or scorpion segment, carried by several ants.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe

Famous quotes with Cockroach

  • If you step on people in this life, you're going to come back as a cockroach.
    Willie Davis
  • Both the cockroach and the bird would get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.
    Joseph Wood Krutch
  • The Alien is gross, scary. There is something in a human being that looks at them and sees it as a cockroach. You can never feel nurturing towards the cockroach.
    Sanaa Lathan
  • It began as this desire to do this science fiction movie about perhaps one of the last insects left that nobody's done anything on, which is the cockroach - and truly one of the most frightening insects.
    Michael O'Donoghue
  • Both the cockroach and the bird could get along very well without us, although the cockroach would miss us most.
    Joseph Wood Krutch

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