Definition of Bug


  • a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)
    the term is not in technical use
  • insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base
    usually show incomplete metamorphosis
    - hemipterous insect
  • a small hidden microphone
    for listening secretly
  • a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine
  • general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate


  • 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?"
  • annoy persistently
    "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble bug

4 unscramble word found using the letters bug.

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