Definition of blindworm in English:



  • another term for slow-worm
    • ‘The blindworm, that legless lizard, flows along the porch step calm and majestic as an anaconda, only the size is different.’
    • ‘Working together to imagine what hedgehogs, newts, and blindworms look like, the children can then create movements and sounds for each creature.’
    • ‘In truth the blindworm is perfectly harmless and quite safe to handle.’
    • ‘The closed quarries are a paradise for thermophile animals: blindworms and lizards are to be found in large populations here.’
    • ‘It is curious that in places where blindworms are often seen their innocuous nature should not be generally known.’