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noun (plural: gadflies)
  1. Any dipterous insect of the genus Oestrus, and allied group of botfly, botflies.
  2. A fly of various species, of the family Tabanidae, noted for buzzing about animals and sucking their blood.
  3. A horsefly.
  4. One who upsets the status quo by posing upsetting or novel questions, or attempt to stimulate innovation by proving an irritant wikipedia:gadfly (social), see Wikipedia.
  5. (slang) A bloodsucker
He's a regular and takes advantage of his friend's generosity.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: paardenvlieg , horzel or

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