Chigger (noun)

A small six-legged larval mite that feeds on the skin of mammals, causing severe itching and sometimes leading to secondary infections.

Origin:

From the cree word jigger, meaning redbug.

Examples:

  1. I got chiggers from walking through the tall grass.
  2. Chiggers are tiny mites that can cause a lot of discomfort.
  3. The chigger bites can be extremely itchy and annoying.
  4. I tried to remove the chiggers using nail polish, but it didn't work.
  5. The best way to avoid chiggers is to wear long pants and sleeves when walking in tall grass.
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