Translation of "bug" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /bʌɡ/ us /bʌɡ/

B1 a small insect


an illness that is caused by a bacterium or virus, or the bacterium or virus that causes it

a stomach bug

a mistake in a computer program


a very small device, fixed on to a phone or hidden in a room, that allows you to listen to what people are saying without them knowing

micrófono oculto
verb uk /bʌɡ/ us /bʌɡ/ present participle bugging, past tense and past participle bugged

to put special equipment somewhere in order to listen secretly to people’s conversations

poner micrófonos ocultos en, pinchar
His hotel room had been bugged.

(Translation of “bug” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /baɡ/

informal, especially American) an insect

There’s a bug crawling up your arm.

an insect that lives in dirty houses and beds

a bedbug.

(informal) a germ or infection

a stomach bug.

a small hidden microphone

micrófono oculto
The FBI had hidden a bug in his office.

(Translation of “bug” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)