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A combination of essential oils initially didn’t seem like it would offer the strongest protection, but after taking it with me on backpacking trips and marveling at its ability to protect me from gnats at the beach, I’m convinced.

Swarms of gnats worked the sunlight and bass boats spun past on the current below us.

Some kind of fly, gnit, gnat, tick or flea of some kind...the desert kind.

He recently tweeted that a certain Post reporter is “a sleazy, from-under-a-rock tab gnat.”

JASON ( swatting an imaginary gnat): Hope over fear... What a crock.

Dun Gnat—from inside wing feather of a Landrail and fawn coloured silk—cypher hook.

The Black Gnat—dubbed with black mohair, the wings of the lightest part of a starling.

Little Black Gnat—dubbed with black strands from an ostrich, wings, light feather from underneath starling's wing.

My, it was a feast that made his eyes open and his stomach swell like a toad's trying to swallow a gnat.

When once this Gnat had disappeared—and the life of the Mosquito is not a long one—the bird would die of starvation.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gnat, such as: ant, beetle, flea, pest, cootie, and louse.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.