Word "MOTH" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae

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Insect similar to a butterfly USA Today 26 Aug 2022
Nocturnal insect The Times Concise 20 Aug 2022
Closet invader Eugene Sheffer 08 Aug 2022
Closet pest Premier Sunday 24 Jul 2022
Winged insect The Guardian Quick 04 Jul 2022
Wool-gatherer? New York Times 03 Jul 2022
Insect drawn to a porch light Universal 27 Jun 2022
Bug that flies into lights USA Today 17 May 2022
A consumer of clothing taken in by upsetting outlandish tomfoolery Irish Times Crosaire 22 Apr 2022
Light-loving flier LA Times Daily 16 Mar 2022
Light-loving flier The Washington Post 16 Mar 2022
Insect drawn to bright lights USA Today 13 Mar 2022
Butterfly's relative USA Today 25 Feb 2022
Insect drawn to light USA Today 24 Feb 2022
Butterfly cousin Newsday 20 Feb 2022
One who’s light-headed? New York Times 14 Jan 2022
Closet eater? Wall Street Journal 01 Dec 2021
Light-loving insect USA Today 14 Nov 2021
Night flier The Telegraph Quick 30 Oct 2021
Insect that eats wool USA Today 26 Oct 2021
Fluttery insect Eugene Sheffer 08 Oct 2021
Opening without uniform for flier The Telegraph Cryptic 08 Sep 2021
Fabric-eating insect USA Today 08 Sep 2021
Fly-by-night type? New York Times 18 Aug 2021
Sucker for a flame LA Times Daily 21 Jul 2021
Sucker for a flame The Washington Post 21 Jul 2021
Light circler Wall Street Journal 12 Jul 2021
Nocturnal insect The Telegraph Quick 29 May 2021
Closet invader Eugene Sheffer 13 May 2021
Butterfly cousin Newsday 10 May 2021
Night light visitor The Washington Post Sunday 18 Apr 2021
Adult silkworm Eugene Sheffer 06 Mar 2021
Clothing consumer? The Sun Two Speed 01 Feb 2021
Nocturnal insect The Sun Two Speed 01 Feb 2021
Fluttery insect Eugene Sheffer 30 Jan 2021
Thing attracted to a flame Family Time 17 Jan 2021
Insect in a dusty coat The Washington Post Sunday 17 Jan 2021
Butterfly's cousin Newsday 17 Nov 2020
Insect drawn to flames New York Times 06 Oct 2020
Insect near a flame USA Today 16 Sep 2020
Nocturnal insect The Times Concise 18 Aug 2020
Former caterpillar Newsday 16 Aug 2020
Fabric-eating insect USA Today 29 Jul 2020
One may damage a wool coat Universal 26 Jul 2020
Insect attracted to light USA Today 14 Jun 2020
Insect starts to move over the heath The Sun Two Speed 31 May 2020
It comes to light New York Times 29 May 2020
Bulb circler New York Times 28 May 2020
Night light sight Newsday 02 May 2020
Butterfly relative USA Today 21 Apr 2020
Closet pest that loves wool New York Times 23 Mar 2020
Insect starts to multiply on the heath The Sun Two Speed 17 Feb 2020
Insect that loves light Family Time 03 Feb 2020
Insect in an evolutionary 'arms race' against bats USA Today 19 Jan 2020
Light-bulb circler Newsday 29 Dec 2019
Butterfly's cousin Thomas Joseph 26 Nov 2019
Closet pest Universal 25 Nov 2019
Clothing consumer taken in by upsetting outlandish tomfoolery Irish Times Crosaire 09 Oct 2019
Porch light circler USA Today 01 Oct 2019
Moving back and forth doing the rounds can be a pest Irish Times Crosaire 20 Sep 2019
One of Titania’s fairies in A Midsummer Night’s Dream The Times Specialist Sunday 21 Jul 2019
Flame flutterer Thomas Joseph 27 Apr 2019
Light-seeking flier The Washington Post 07 Apr 2019
Light-seeking flier LA Times Daily 07 Apr 2019
Unpleasant find in a sweater New York Times 14 Mar 2019
Insect drawn to light Universal 01 Mar 2019
Insect seen in August, maybe -- name not given The Telegraph Cryptic 18 Jan 2019
Unpleasant find in a sweater
Flying insect attracted to light Newsday 01 Jan 2019
Porch light circler
Light-seeking flier
Insect drawn to light
Flyer drawn to flames USA Today 24 Dec 2018
Night flier Newsday 08 Sep 2018
Cloth-eating insect Irish Times Simplex 04 Sep 2018
Light circler Wall Street Journal 10 Jul 2018
Butterfly relative Universal 06 May 2018
Butterfly Canadiana 30 Apr 2018
Streetlight circler USA Today 26 Mar 2018
Clothes consumer? The Washington Post 17 Feb 2018
Clothes consumer? LA Times Daily 17 Feb 2018
Lepidopterist's specimen Wall Street Journal 08 Feb 2018
Clothes-eating insect Family Time 14 Jan 2018
Lightbulb circler Wall Street Journal 09 Jan 2018
Light circler
Butterfly relative
Clothes consumer?
Flyer drawn to flames
Annual test on hot insect The Sun Two Speed 14 Dec 2017
Night insect The Sun Two Speed 14 Dec 2017
___-eaten New York Times 13 Dec 2017
Flyer in Lunesta ads Wall Street Journal 01 Dec 2017
Cloth-eating insect The Washington Post 12 Sep 2017
Cloth-eating insect LA Times Daily 12 Sep 2017
Fabric-eater in a closet Universal 07 Apr 2017
Creature on the movie poster for 'The Silence of the Lambs' New York Times 12 Feb 2017
Io or atlas follower The Chronicle of Higher Education 10 Feb 2017
Wardrobe ruiner USA Today 31 Jan 2017
Bulb circler, often The Chronicle of Higher Education 27 Jan 2017
Cloth-eating insect
___-eaten
Creature on the movie poster for "The Silence of the Lambs"
Io or atlas follower
Wardrobe ruiner
Bulb circler, often
Fabric-eater in a closet
Grown-up silkworm Newsday 24 Nov 2016
Moving back and forth, doing the rounds can be a pest Irish Times Crosaire 17 Nov 2016
Io or gypsy USA Today 31 Oct 2016
Closet concern LA Times Daily 18 Sep 2016
Nocturnal flier Newsday 18 Sep 2016
Insect that shorted out an early computer, spawning the term 'computer bug' New York Times 28 Aug 2016
Closet pest USA Today 15 Aug 2016
Common culprit in the closet The Washington Post 25 Jun 2016
Insect drawn to flame Irish Times Simplex 07 Mar 2016
Finally crash following test flier The Telegraph Toughie 25 Feb 2016
Night-flying insect The Times Concise 04 Jan 2016
Io or gypsy
Closet pest
Closet concern
Insect that shorted out an early computer, spawning the term "computer bug"
Hole maker New York Times 25 Dec 2015
See 14-Across New York Times 02 Dec 2015
Something that might come to light? New York Times 01 Dec 2015
Light-loving flier LA Times Daily 15 Nov 2015
Fly-by-night? New York Times 24 Oct 2015
Night-flying insect The Guardian Quick 03 Oct 2015
Flier among hangers LA Times Daily 02 Sep 2015
Insect attracted to light Newsday 14 Jul 2015
Butterfly relative Family Time 22 Jun 2015
Clothes closet pest LA Times Daily 26 May 2015
May, possibly, not name emperor? The Times Cryptic 14 Apr 2015
Gypsy that flies USA Today 12 Apr 2015
Light-loving flier
Hole maker
Flier among hangers
Fly-by-night?
Gypsy that flies
Something that might come to light?
Porch light circler
Insect attracted to light
Night light sight
Clothes closet pest
See 14-Across
Closet pest
Closet nuisance
Lepidopterist's subject of study
Light circler
Closet invader
Porch light circler
Closet cuisine fan?
Butterfly's cousin
Maker of holes
One drawn to a flame
Destructive insect
Former silkworm
Wool lover
Winged clothing consumer
Fabric foe?
Woolly bear, eventually
Closet intruder
Fly-by-nighter, typically
Flame fancier
Ex-caterpillar
One drawn to flames
Flame-loving insect
Insect drawn to light
Winged closet invader
Light lover
Flame-fancying flier
Light-loving insect
Audioslave song about a sweater-eater?
Lover of light
Adult silkworm
Candlelight visitor?
Clothes alterer of a kind
Evening flier
Hole maker
Light lover
Flame fancier
Light-headed insect?
Adult silkworm
Candlelight visitor?
Clothes alterer of a kind
Evening flier
Hole maker
Light-headed insect?
Insect drawn to light
Insect drawn to flames
It may come to light
Pest attracted to light
Light-headed flier?
One going toward the light
Closet cuisine fan?
Butterfly relative
Light-headed flier?
One drawn to a flame
One attracted to a flame
Woolly bear, eventually
Nocturnal insect
Closet pest
Army worm, eventually
Light-bulb circler
Closet invader
It might come out of the closet
Night-flying insect
*One attracted to a flame
Lepidopterist's study
Butterfly's cousin
Coat ruiner
Phototropic flier
Chrysalis result
Wool fancier
Flame-loving insect
Bulb circler
Bad thing to keep in the closet
Closet pest
Closet problem
Butterfly impersonator
Former woolly bear
Bulb orbiter
Insect drawn to flames
Closet problem
Taker of night flights
Sweater eater
Butterfly's cousin
Sweater muncher
Wool eater
Closet eater?
Sweater eater
Closet invader
Butterfly relative
Clothes muncher
Sphinx or emperor
Closet pest
Gypsy, for one
Maker of holes
Armyworm, eventually
Night flier
Gauzy-winged insect
It may bite your shorts
Clothing consumer
Flame follower
Closet binger?
Closet invader
Flame victim
Nocturnal pollinator
It might come out of the closet
Flame lover
Flame lover
Fly-by-night insect
Butterfly relative
Clothing consumer
Night-flying insect
Wool fancier
Wardrobe invader
Tiger or hawk follower
Closet pest
Clothing consumer
Cutworm, eventually
Former silkworm
Closet pest
Sweater getter
Wool gatherer?
Sweater eater
Former woolly bear
Flame visitor
Lamp orbiter
Cecropia, for one
Lepidopteran group member
Fly-by-night insect
Flame lover?
Closet eater?
Io or luna
Kind of ball
Fabric eater
Clothes pest
Cocoon contents
Closet nuisance
The first "computer bug," in fact
Insect that is drawn to flames
Street light frequenter
Flame attracts it
Phototropic insect
Butterfly kin
Fluttery flier
Chrysalis emerger
Phototropic insect
Its larvae eat clothes
Butterfly's kin
Maker of holes
Silk manufacturer
Pest in the closet
Sweater lover
Sweater eater
One on a high-fiber diet
It flits around a flame
Fabric eater
It's bad to keep in the closet
Flying insect
Closet cuisine fan
Clothes consumer
Fabric-eating insect
Night flier
Luna, for one
Butterfly's cousin
Monarch or luna
Closet snacker
Scourge of clothing
Gypsy, e.g.
Racing sailboat
Kind of ball
Clothes-closet culprit
Gypsy that flies
Gypsy ___
Leaf miner or luna
Butterfly's relative
Gypsy or codling follower
Atlas or gypsy
Flame seeker
Flying gypsy
Miller, e.g.
Cecropia
Lepidopteran
Miller
Hole-eater
Closet intruder
Closet's threat
Candle circler
Menace to woolens
___ eaten
Closet menace
Seeker of the flame
Luna, for one
Insect.
Miller.
Night flier.
Tortrix.
Sailboat.
Cecropia.
Night flyer.
Luna ___.
Winged insect.
Browntail.
Luna or browntail.
Crepuscular insect.
Gypsy or browntail.
Codling ___.
Miller or egger.
Light-green Luna ___.
Wool menace.
Tineid insect.
Molloson's plane on transatlantic flight, 1932.
One who gets into old clothes
Image on "The Silence of the Lambs" movie poster
It might be trapped in the closet
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