bugnounuk /bʌɡ/ us /bʌɡ/
bug noun (INSECT)
- Hang on - there's a bug in your hair - let me get it out for you.
- Will this spray get rid of those little black bugs that are attacking my shrubs?
- We lifted the stone to see if there were any bugs or worms underneath.
- There was a bug was crawling across the carpet, and the cat ate it!
- He used to collect beetles and bugs from the garden and study them under the microscope.
bug noun (ILLNESS)
- Kids get all kinds of bugs at school.
- A nasty flu bug's going round the school at the moment.
- We never found out what was wrong with her - it was just some kind of mystery bug.
- Don't cough on me - I don't want to catch your bugs, thanks!
- He had a strange bug that caused chest pains and general tiredness.
bug noun (COMPUTER PROBLEM)
- If you get a bug in your system, please report it as soon as possible so it can be fixed.
- This program keeps crashing - there must be bug somewhere.
- The software producers are currently trying to fix two significant bugs.
- This game keeps freezing - am I doing something wrong or do you think it's a bug of some sort?
- They've produced a downloadable patch that will repair the bug in the program.
You can also find related words, phrases, and synonyms in the topics:
bug noun (DEVICE)
bug noun (ENTHUSIASM)
bugverb [T]uk /bʌɡ/ us /bʌɡ/ (-gg-)
bug verb [T] (ANNOY)
bug verb [T] (HIDE DEVICE)