mosquito

Part of speech: noun

A two- winged blood- sucking insect.

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Usage examples "mosquito":

  1. I heard Bernaldez's bullet sing past his ear like a mosquito. - "Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories", Henry Seton Merriman.
  2. He had never before served in a steamer, except for a very short time in a primitive one belonging to Porter's Mosquito fleet, in 1823. The changes in the disposition and handling of the guns had not been radical. - "Admiral Farragut", A. T. Mahan.
  3. Is it not so, friend mosquito? - "The Book of Nature Myths", Florence Holbrook.