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KK Pronunciation

〔 bʌg 〕


〔 bʌɡ 〕

Overview of noun bug

The noun bug has 5 senses

  • bug -- (general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate)

  • bug, glitch -- (a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine)

  • bug -- (a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly)

  • hemipterous insect, bug, hemipteran, hemipteron -- (insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis)

  • microbe, bug, germ -- (a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use)

Overview of verb bug

The verb bug has 2 senses

  • tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer -- (annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer")

  • wiretap, tap, intercept, bug -- (tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?")