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Synonyms for cootie

a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings

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50) A small, serene figure of The Virgin of Guadalupe presided over the living room, guarded by a ring of plastic cootie toys.
4) And Whannell wrote and co-starred in the pseudo-zombie horror / comedy film Cooties (Jonathan Milott & Cary Murnion, 2014), an American title produced by and starring Elijah Wood that recently sold for a rumoured seven-figure sum to Lionsgate.
Checking that my mother hadn't had cameras secretly corners -it's not beyond her - I took a hit, more worried about the prospect of catching cooties than being arrested.
His wife is not thrilled about the prohibition against touching her for the week after her period begins--"It's like cooties from seventh grade," she says, "theological cooties" (p.
The London Feminist neatly skewers the "professional women cause autism" argument's sexism: "There are two implications: one is that women are 'becoming' male-brained as a result of widened opportunities, as though clever women didn't always exist, and the second is that if we had a shred of humanity we'd sacrifice our careers for the good of our unborn children lest they get the autism cooties.
With organic foods representing the fastest-growing sector of the agricultural market, farmers markets springing up like mushrooms in every vacant parking lot, vitamin drinks jumping off the shelves, and folks treating trans fats like they were cooties, it makes sense that the producer of America's original junk food would be in trouble.
I fear being touched by one of them, as if something awful will rub off on me, like germs, or a smell, or cooties.
When they were young they called it cooties, and they'd refuse to give me the cootie shot; as their knowledge increased, they'd blame it on bacteria, or some plague they heard about in history class.
When my children were young, I never told them I had a disease because kids think disease is like cooties," said Florida mother Tammy.
It's a place rigged with hundreds of social landmines, not the least of which are morons, wedgies, swirlies, bullies, lunchtime banishment to the cafeteria floor -- and a festering piece of cheese with nuclear cooties.
Previously published games include a tower defence spiced with roleplaying elements called Legends of Elendria: The Frozen Maiden and a chaos management game for all ages Cooties - the Revenge of the Appendix
In Tehran, the wealthiest Jews had lived in the same neighborhood as the Pahlavis, down the road from the Shah's new international ski resort; arriving in Beverly Hills at the height of the hostage crisis, they were treated like they had cooties.
When Ethan attempts to text "girls have cooties," but this statement of fundamental beliefs gets auto-corrected to "girls are cute," his entire third-grade reputation is compromised.
Like middle school dance partners who are afraid of cooties, the two travel around the gym floor together while still keeping a comfortable distance.