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See definition of cootie on Dictionary.com
  • as ininsect
  • as inbug
  • as inlouse

synonyms for cootie

  • ant
  • aphid
  • bee
  • beetle
  • butterfly
  • cockroach
  • dragonfly
  • flea
  • fruit fly
  • gnat
  • grasshopper
  • ladybug
  • mite
  • mosquito
  • moth
  • pest
  • spider
  • termite
  • tick
  • vermin
  • arachnid
  • arthropod
  • bedbug
  • bumblebee
  • fly
  • hornet
  • louse
  • daddy longlegs
  • praying mantis
  • yellowjacket
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How to use cootie in a sentence

They found that the underwear was indeed death to the cootie.
AMERICA'S MUNITIONS 1917-1918BENEDICT CROWELL
There I made my first acquaintance with the now justly famous "cootie."
AVERAGE AMERICANSTHEODORE ROOSEVELT
The tale is even told of cootie fights during long, rainy winter evenings which must be spent indoors.
DOWN THE MOTHER LODEVIVIA HEMPHILL
A woman of Iowa invented cootie-proof underclothing by impregnating underwear with vermin-destroying chemicals.
AMERICA'S MUNITIONS 1917-1918BENEDICT CROWELL
This was probably so there would be no chance of a stray cootie getting into our new outfit.
IN THE FLASH RANGING SERVICEEDWARD ALVA TRUEBLOOD
The cootie, or the "chat" as he is called by the officers, is the common body louse.
A YANKEE IN THE TRENCHESR. DERBY HOLMES
Some of the cootie stories have become classical, like this one which was told from the North Sea to the Swiss border.
A YANKEE IN THE TRENCHESR. DERBY HOLMES
Just as he stooped, a shell whizzed over where his head would have been if he had not gone after the cootie.
A YANKEE IN THE TRENCHESR. DERBY HOLMES
A soldier was going over the top when one of his cootie friends bit him on the calf.
A YANKEE IN THE TRENCHESR. DERBY HOLMES
The worst thing about the cootie is that there is no remedy for him.
A YANKEE IN THE TRENCHESR. DERBY HOLMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO COOTIE

  • ant
  • beetle
  • cootie
  • flea
  • gnat
  • louse
  • pest
  • vermin
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.