HyperDic: bug

English > 7 senses of the word bug:
NOUNanimalbuggeneral term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate
statebug, glitcha fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine
artifactbuga small hidden / hidden microphone
animalbug, hemipterous insect, hemipteran, hemipteroninsects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base
animalbug, microbe, germa minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)
VERBemotionbug, tease, badger, pester, beleaguerannoy persistently
perceptionbug, wiretap, tap, intercepttap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
bug > pronunciation
Soundsbah'g
Rhymesbedbug ... Winnipeg: 26 rhymes with ahg...
English > bug: 7 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninggeneral term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate.
Broaderinsectsmall air-breathing arthropod
Spanishbicho, insecto
Adjectivesbuggyinfested with bugs
English > bug: 7 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine.
Synonymglitch
Broaderdefect, fault, flawAn imperfection in an object or machine
Spanisherror, fallo, interferencia
Catalanerror
English > bug: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA small hidden / hidden microphone; for listening secretly.
Broadermicrophone, mike, micdevice for converting sound waves into electrical energy
Spanishchinche
Verbsbugtap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information
English > bug: 7 senses > noun 4, animal
Meaninginsects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis.
Synonymshemipterous insect, hemipteran, hemipteron
Member ofHemiptera, order Hemipteraplant bugs
Narrowerbackswimmer, Notonecta undulatapredaceous aquatic insect that swims on its back and may inflict painful bites
bedbug, bed bug, chinch, Cimex lectulariusbug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood
coreid bug, coreidA true bug
leaf bug, plant bugsmall bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices
lygaeid, lygaeid bugA true bug
true bugAny of various insects of the order Hemiptera and especially of the suborder Heteroptera
Broaderinsectsmall air-breathing arthropod
Spanishchinche, hemíptero, hemipteron
Catalanhemípter, hemipteron
English > bug: 7 senses > noun 5, animal
MeaningA minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use.
Synonymsmicrobe, germ
Broadermicroorganism, micro-organismAny organism of microscopic size
Spanishgermen, microbio
Catalanmicrobi, microorganisme
English > bug: 7 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningannoy persistently.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey bug him to write the letter
Synonymstease, badger, pester, beleaguer
Broadertorment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustratetreat cruelly
Spanishacosar, atormentar, burlar, hostigar, importunar, joder, jorobar, molestar
Catalanassetjar, atabuixar, burlar, cansar, empaitar, esgotar, fastiguejar, fatigar, molestar
English > bug: 7 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningtap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey want to bug the prisoners
Example "Is this hotel room bugged?"
Synonymswiretap, tap, intercept
Broaderlisten in, eavesdroplisten without the speaker's knowledge
Spanishinterceptar, intervenir, pinchar
Catalaninterceptar
Nounsbuga small hidden / hidden microphone

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