Definition of black beetle in English:

black beetle


  • The common cockroach.

    • ‘After lunch by the riverside on our final day we watch as a small black beetle battles with a much bigger spider, assuming mistakenly that the larger insect has it all sewn up.’
    • ‘I daresay every black beetle thinks it must have a complete explanation of the world as one of the indispensable qualifications of a respectable cockroach.’
    • ‘Large shiny black beetles who know a trick or two about tooting have invaded the complex.’