A small two-winged insect, often seen in large swarms.
Derived from the middle english word 'mycge'.
- The river was full of midges, making it difficult to fish.
- The gardener was swarmed by midges while working on the plants.
- The midges caused a nuisance as they kept flying into people's eyes and mouths.
- The scientist was studying the behavior of midges in their natural habitat.
- The camper tried to light a fire to keep the midges away, but it didn't work.