"bug" in the noun sense
general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate
2. bug, glitch
a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine
a small hidden microphone for listening secretly
4. hemipterous insect, bug, hemipteran, hemipteron
insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base usually show incomplete metamorphosis
5. microbe, bug, germ
a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium the term is not in technical use
"bug" in the verb sense
1. tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer
"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
2. 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?"
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