Definition of 'mosquito'
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Example sentences containing 'mosquito'
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It looks like a mosquito net, but this shimmering veil evokes dreams that can rise above the body's claustrophobic confines. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nearly a quarter of a million troops are on the streets destroying suspected mosquito breeding sites. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is spread by mosquitoes that have been breeding in the stagnant pools. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We sleep on a cot bed with a mosquito net. The Sun (2009)The mosquito net around the bed was soaked red. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The cost of a mosquito net is a fiver or something. The Sun (2013)Sleep under a mosquito net abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Often bitten as they sleep, the uncovered youngsters are defenceless against the mosquitoes that carry it. The Sun (2009)Male mosquitoes do not bite, so there is no chance of increasing the pest population. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yesterday 32 inspectors were patrolling the district looking for mosquito breeding spots. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is mobilising almost a quarter of a million troops to go house to house raising awareness and draining puddles where mosquitoes breed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And when we breed mosquitoes, we breed them big. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He had sliced open a mosquito bite while shaving, then rapidly succumbed to blood poisoning and pneumonia. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I let just one mosquito bite me and watched while it drew blood from my arm. The Sun (2011)Remember to cover up your skin as much as possible at dusk, and use a mosquito net in bed. The Sun (2012)You're much more exposed to the possibility of a mosquito bite there than if you are competing inside the stadium. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But a tiny new system designed to monitor astronauts' health promises to take less of your blood than a mosquito bite. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The bug spread by mosquitoes needs a key protein to survive in the blood when victims are bitten, it has been found. The Sun (2015)It's worth the sweat, scratches and mosquito bites. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A virus spread by mosquitoes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Concerns have been raised that these mosquitoes may spread to the UK from traffic coming in from France. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'mosquito'
British English: mosquito /məˈskiːtəʊ/ NOUN
Mosquitoes are small flying insects which bite people in order to suck their blood.
- American English: mosquito
- Arabic: بَعُوضَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mosquito
- Chinese: 蚊子
- Croatian: komarac
- Czech: komár
- Danish: myg
- Dutch: mug
- European Spanish: mosquito
- Finnish: hyttynen
- French: moustique
- German: Stechmücke
- Greek: κουνούπι
- Italian: zanzara
- Japanese: 蚊
- Korean: 모기
- Norwegian: mygg
- Polish: komar
- European Portuguese: mosquito
- Romanian: țânțar
- Russian: комар
- Spanish: mosquito
- Swedish: mygga
- Thai: ยุง
- Turkish: sivrisinek
- Ukrainian: комар
- Vietnamese: con muỗi
Definition of mosquito from the Collins English Dictionary
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