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See definition of gnat on Dictionary.com
  • as ininsect
  • as inbug

synonyms for gnat

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

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.
THIS DEET-FREE MOSQUITO SPRAY KEEPS BUGS FROM EATING ME UPMORGAN THOMPSONJULY 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Swarms of gnats worked the sunlight and bass boats spun past on the current below us.
SEBASTIAN JUNGER ON WALKING AMERICA’S RAILROADSSEBASTIAN JUNGERMAY 19, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Dun Gnat—from inside wing feather of a Landrail and fawn coloured silk—cypher hook.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
The Black Gnat—dubbed with black mohair, the wings of the lightest part of a starling.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
Little Black Gnat—dubbed with black strands from an ostrich, wings, light feather from underneath starling's wing.
THE TEESDALE ANGLERR LAKELAND
My, it was a feast that made his eyes open and his stomach swell like a toad's trying to swallow a gnat.
BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
When once this Gnat had disappeared—and the life of the Mosquito is not a long one—the bird would die of starvation.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
Now they began to see the arching arrow-hail, grey against the skyline like gnat swarms dancing in the dusk of summer trees.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
This boat, which floats upon the surface of the water until the larv are disclosed, is placed there by the female gnat.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
The gnat has to undergo its change on the surface of the water—How is it to accomplish this without being wetted?
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
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WORDS RELATED TO GNAT

  • ant
  • beetle
  • cootie
  • flea
  • gnat
  • louse
  • pest
  • vermin
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