noun (plural buggies)
- 1A small motor vehicle, typically with an open top: a golf buggyMore example sentences
- Shortly, a small pile covered by an American flag was brought out in an open buggy.
- There aren't even any cars - a golf buggy is about as much as you'll squeeze up its Toytown streets with their cluster s of sugar-cube houses.
- Jack heaved himself from the well-worn seat of a golf buggy that had seen better years and grinned as his tanned wrist reached for a trusty 9-iron.
- 2 short for baby buggy.More example sentences
- They would offer low-floor, easy access for parents with pushchairs and buggies, people in wheelchairs and the elderly, making public transport more accessible.
- A notice on the door proclaimed ‘Unfortunately we have no room for buggies or pushchairs’.
- For example the boot can take a child buggy and golf clubs, both items lying flat on the floor, between the rear wheel arches, without having to utilise the folding seat facility.
- 3 • historical A light horse-drawn vehicle for one or two people, with two or (in North America) four wheels.More example sentences
- If the horse-drawn buggy is your normal means of transportation then the automobile is wondrous.
- More Cubans rely on horse and buggies than automobiles.
- On several occasions I passed men on horse-drawn buggies and women threshing wheat by hand.
mid 18th century: of unknown origin.
adjective (buggier, buggiest)
- 1Infested with bugs.More example sentences
- This is whole-grain white flint cornmeal, which would go rancid and buggy in your cupboard faster than cheese.
- I had ignorantly imagined the Louisiana swamp as godforsakenly muggy, buggy, and hot.
- It is used for numerous outings during the hot, buggy, Dakota summers.
- 2(Of a computer program or system) faulty in operation.More example sentences
- In the past, typical translations from proprietary houses have had buggy character sets and ended up with a weird mix of English and whichever language.
- A buggy active application might corrupt the state of a router or might harm other active applications.
- It's hard to overcome the reputation of having a buggy product.
- 3North American • informal Mad; insane.More example sentences
- Yes, I am aware that things are buggy around here.
- And those who think otherwise are just plain buggy.
- Cops in Lewiston, Maine, were just trying to make a routine traffic stop when the driver went buggy, bailed out and hightailed it into the woods.