Definitions for bug

Definitions for (noun) bug

Main entry: microbe, bug, germ

Definition: a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use

Main entry: bug

Definition: general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate

Main entry: bug, hemipteran, hemipteron, hemipterous insect

Definition: insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis

Main entry: bug

Definition: a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly

Main entry: bug, glitch

Definition: a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine

Definitions for (verb) bug

Main entry: beleaguer, badger, bug, pester, tease

Definition: annoy persistently

Usage: The children teased the boy because of his stammer

Main entry: wiretap, tap, bug, intercept

Definition: tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

Usage: The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy; Is this hotel room bugged?

Visual thesaurus for bug