Share this entry

earworm
American English: /ˈɪrˌwərm/
British English: /ˈɪəwəːm/

Translation of earworm in Spanish:

noun

  • [colloquial]
    melodía (feminine) pegadiza or (Latin America) pegajosa
    Example sentences
    • For your listening pleasure, we present our all-time favorite Christmas earworm, "Last Christmas" by Wham!
    • The conversation soon settled upon my earworm of the week: Tony Christie's newly re-released (Is This The Way To) Amarillo.
    • And earworm attacks were more frequent - and lasted longer - for musicians and music lovers.

Definition of earworm in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day exemplum
    Pronunciation: ɪɡˈzɛmpləm
    noun
    an example or model...
    Cultural fact of the day

    rastro

    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.