Learn how to say Maggot correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word maggot:
1a soft-bodied legless larva of a fly or other insect, found in decaying matter:
the maggots attack the roots of the developing cabbages
2 archaic a whimsical or strange idea.
act the maggot
Irish informal behave in a foolishly playful way:
we’d all walk in a line behind him, acting the maggot, you know, imitating him
late Middle English: perhaps an alteration of dialect maddock, from Old Norse mathkr, of Germanic origin