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shutterbug Syllabification: shut·ter·bug
Pronunciation: /ˈSHədərˌbəɡ/

Definition of shutterbug in English:


informal, chiefly North American
An enthusiastic amateur photographer.
Example sentences
  • For amateur shutterbugs with digital cameras, here's as good a chance as any to become a published photographer.
  • Film was already loaded in the camera so that shutterbugs had only to point and shoot and then send the still loaded camera back to the company's factory in Rochester.
  • The beauty of this village will captivate any camera lens, delivering shutterbugs to a time preserved only in traditional Chinese paintings.

Words that rhyme with shutterbug

Rawlplug • earplug

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