Definition of bug out in English:

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bug out

informal
1Leave quickly: if you see enemy troops, bug out
More example sentences
  • Once there, he claimed purple hearts for every scratch, and bugged out as quickly as humanly possible.
  • Clearly, there's a whole lot going on inside the museum, but perhaps it's best that some doors stay closed: watching some of the action might just cause people to bug out.
  • It was only motherly intervention that convinced her to bug out.
2North American informal Bulge outward: he did a double take and his eyes bugged out
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