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buggy

noun [C] uk   /ˈbʌɡ.i/ us  

buggy noun [C] (CAR)

a small car, usually with no roof, designed for driving on rough ground: a golf/dune buggy

buggy noun [C] (BABY CHAIR)

UK a pushchair

buggy noun [C] (CARRIAGE)

old-fashioned a light carriage pulled by one horse

buggy

adjective uk   /ˈbʌɡ.i/ informal us  
full of annoying bugs: It's too buggy to eat outside this time of year.
Computer programs that are buggy contain mistakes and do no work correctly: buggy code
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