worm-food

worm food

slang A dead body; a corpse. Alludes to a body after it is buried in the ground. You're going to be worm food if you don't stop meddling in the mob's affairs. A: "Is Tom North still kicking around?" B: "He's been worm food for years. His daughter's running things around here now."
See also: food, worm

worm-food

n. a corpse. You wanna end up worm-food? Just keep smarting off.
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Nettles worries about things that are "bigger than you, bigger than me'' on the quirky charmer, "Moneyball.'' Declaring that she's here for the long haul, Nettles ponders the strain of being in a long-distance relationship in the day and age of texting, tweeting and Facebook while stressing out about losing the receipt on a costly purchase, being trampled on by the world's growing population and the inevitability of becoming worm-food someday.
Unlike the tabloid papers that carry ranting editorials every time somebody dies after scoffing an ecstasy tablet, I feel we'd do better uncovering the shock news that thousands of people every day end up as worm-food after taking legal - and taxable - drugs.