There are 2 translations of bug in Spanish:

bug1

Pronunciation: /bʌg/

n

  • 1 1.1 (biting insect) chinche (f) or (m) to be as snug as a bug in a rug [colloquial/familiar] estar* en la gloria [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (any insect) (esp AmE) bicho (m)
  • 2 (germ, disease) [colloquial/familiar] it's a flu bug that's going around es algo or un virus que anda por ahí, es una peste que anda por ahí (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] he caught o picked up a stomach bug se agarró algo al estómago
  • 3 [colloquial/familiar] 3.1 (obsession) she got the travel bug le entró la fiebre de los viajes she was o got bitten by the travel bug la picó el gusanillo de los viajes 3.2 (enthusiast) (AmE) a movie bug un cinéfilo, un amante del cine
  • 4 (listening device) [colloquial/familiar] micrófono (m) oculto

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of bug in Spanish:

bug2

(-gg-)

vt

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1 [room/telephone] colocar* micrófonos ocultos en
  • 2 (bother, irritate) fastidiar stop bugging me! ¡deja ya de fastidiarme or [familiar/colloquial] de darme la lata! it really bugs me when you do that me saca de quicio que hagas eso what's bugging you? ¿qué mosca te ha picado? [familiar/colloquial]

vi

  • (AmE) [eyes] salirse* de las órbitas

Phrasal verbs

bug off

v + adv (AmE)
[colloquial/familiar] bug off! ¡lárgate! [familiar/colloquial], ¡pírate! (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], ¡pela gallo! (Méx) [familiar/colloquial], mándate a cambiar (Andes) , mandate mudar (RPl) [familiar/colloquial]

bug out

v + adv (AmE) [colloquial/familiar]
(bulge outwards) [eyes] salirse* de las órbitas his eyes practically bugged out when he saw her se le salieron los ojos de las órbitas al verla 1.1 (leave quickly) esfumarse [familiar/colloquial]

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.