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bug British & World English

A harmful microorganism, typically a bacterium

bug out British & World English

Leave quickly

bug fix British & World English

A correction to a bug in a computer program or system

May bug British & World English

another term for cockchafer.

bug-eyed British & World English

With bulging eyes

bug juice British & World English

Whisky or other liquor, especially when of poor quality

mealy bug British & World English

A small sap-sucking scale insect which is coated with a white powdery wax resembling meal and which can be a serious pest

Maori bug British & World English

A large black wingless cockroach which emits an unpleasant smell when disturbed

pill bug British & World English

another term for pill woodlouse.

stilt bug British & World English

A plant bug with very long slender legs

stink bug British & World English

another term for shield bug.

June bug British & World English

another term for garden chafer.

lace bug British & World English

A small plant-eating bug that has a raised net-like pattern on the wings and upper surface

damsel bug British & World English

A slender long-legged bug that is a predator of other insects

saucer bug British & World English

A disc-shaped predatory water bug which lives in muddy ponds and breathes by means of an air bubble around the body

shield bug British & World English

A broad shield-shaped bug which is typically brightly coloured or boldly marked. It emits a foul smell when handled or molested

squash bug British & World English

A bug which resembles a shield bug, several American kinds being serious pests of squashes and similar fruit

turtle bug British & World English

A bug or beetle with a turtlelike carapace, especially an olive-brown shield bug that frequents grassy places

kissing bug British & World English

A bloodsucking North American assassin bug which can inflict a painful bite on humans and often attacks the face

assassin bug British & World English

A long-legged predatory or bloodsucking bug which occurs chiefly in the tropics and feeds mainly on other arthropods. Some of those that bite humans can transmit microorganisms such as that causing Chagas' disease

lightning bug British & World English

North American term for firefly.

millennium bug British & World English

A problem with some computers arising from an inability of the software to deal correctly with dates of 1 January 2000 or later

be bitten by the —— bug British & World English

Develop a passionate interest in a specified activity

snug as a bug in snug British & World English

In an extremely comfortable position or situation

snug as a bug British & World English

In an extremely comfortable position or situation

tarnished plant bug British & World English

Either of two brownish mirid bugs that are pests of numerous fruits, vegetables, and other crops

bedbug British & World English

A bloodsucking bug which is a parasite of birds and mammals

sowbug British & World English

another term for woodlouse.

be bitten by the —— bug in bite British & World English

Develop a passionate interest in a specified activity

true bug in bug British & World English

An insect of a large order distinguished by having mouthparts that are modified for piercing and sucking

gold beetle British & World English

A leaf beetle with metallic gold coloration

goldbug British & World English

An advocate of a single gold standard for currency

chinch British & World English

A plant-eating ground bug that forms large swarms on grasses and rushes

chinch bug in chinch British & World English

A plant-eating ground bug that forms large swarms on grasses and rushes

doodlebug British & World English

informal term for V-1.

bug English Thesaurus

bugs were crawling everywhere

bug English-Spanish

chinche

bug fix English-Spanish

corrección

bug-eyed English-Spanish

de ojos saltones

bug-free English-Spanish

sin insectos, libre de insectos

bug-ridden English-Spanish

infestado

lightning bug English-Spanish

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