bug (plural bugs)

  1. An insect of the order Hemiptera (the "true bugs").
  2. A colloquial name for any insect or arachnid that’s a pest.
    These flies are a bother. I’ll get some bug spray and kill them.
  3. Various species of marine crustaceans.
  4. A problem that needs fixing.
    The computer program has a bug in it.
  5. A contagious illness.
    He’s got the flu bug.
  6. An enthusiasm for something.
    I think he’s a gold bug, he has over 10,000 ounces in storage.
  7. An electronic listening device.
    We installed a bug in her telephone.
  8. A small or invisible image on a World Wide Web page, used to track persons who viewed it.
    He suspected the image was a web bug used for determining who was visiting the site.
  9. A small, usually transparent or translucent image placed in a corner of a television program to indicate what network or cable channel is televising it.
    He did not like the network bug that appeared onscreen.
  10. Manually positioned marker in flight instruments.
  11. A card cheat’s bug is a holdout device.
  12. Obsession.
    to catch the skiing bug
  1. A semi-automated telegraph key.

3 letters in word "bug": B G U.

Anagrams of bug:

Words found within bug:

gu ug

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