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American English: /ˈdudlˌbəɡ/
British English: /ˈduːd(ə)lbʌɡ/

Translation of doodlebug in Spanish:


  • 1 (US) (Zoology)
    larva (feminine) de hormiga león
    Example sentences
    • I was so fascinated by ants, wasps, and doodlebugs that I would have squatted in the road all day too, but unfortunately I did not inherit the slow gene.
    • One guy ate doodlebugs and another packed mud in his pants.
  • 2 (US) (Mining)
    varilla (feminine) de zahorí
  • 3 (British) [colloquial]
    bomba (feminine) volante (de la segunda guerra mundial)
    Example sentences
    • Londoners under attack would come to know it as the doodlebug or buzz bomb, so called for the mechanical hum it made before dropping on its target.
    • In 1943, I joined the Royal Marines at the Commando Training Unit, Lympstone, Devon, so I missed the doodlebugs and most of the V2 rockets.
    • In many ways the crowd at a football match is like a World War Two doodlebug - it's when it stops making a noise that those on the ground should panic.
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