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skeeter

slang A mosquito, based on a colloquial pronunciation of "-squito." Primarily heard in US. That dang place was swarmin' with skeeters. I musta got bit a hundred times!

skeeter

(ˈskidɚ)
n. a mosquito. (Folksy.) A skeeter bit me on the arm.
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By matching the rate at which they beat their wings--as well as their flight tone--the love-struck skeeters were able to perform a singing duet before mating.
For now, you can stick with bug-attracting friends--hungry skeeters are more likely to munch on them instead of on you.
Once near the unit, the skeeters are toast thanks to a catch bag (which dehydrates them) or, if you prefer, a liquid catch bag (which drowns them).
While preparing for the high-TACAN approach to Beale AFB, and approximately 45 minutes into a low altitude U-2 training sortie, Capt Skeeters encountered a complete hydraulic failure emergency.
The Fargo skeeters have won their nasty little battle of chemical warfare
McCay also inspired later moviemakers with his animated films, including Little Nemo (1911); Gertie the Dinosaur (1914); Jersey Skeeters, (1916); The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918), probably the first feature-length animated film; and The Dream of a Rarebit Fiend (1921).
William Brown, Bertha Biddings, Pearl Skeeters, Viola Adams, Thelma Thomas and Callie Durley.