Meaning of BUG in English

BUG

(~s, ~ging, ~ged)

1.

A ~ is an insect or similar small creature. (INFORMAL)

We noticed tiny ~s that were all over the walls.

N-COUNT: usu pl

2.

A ~ is an illness which is caused by small organisms such as bacteria. (INFORMAL)

I think I’ve got a bit of a stomach ~...

...the killer brain ~ meningitis.

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3.

If there is a ~ in a computer program, there is a mistake in it. (COMPUTING)

There is a ~ in the software.

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4.

A ~ is a tiny hidden microphone which transmits what people are saying.

There was a ~ on the phone.

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5.

If someone ~s a place, they hide tiny microphones in it which transmit what people are saying.

He heard that they were planning to ~ his office...

VERB: V n

~ging

...an electronic ~ging device.

N-UNCOUNT

6.

You can say that someone has been bitten by a particular ~ when they suddenly become very enthusiastic about something. (INFORMAL)

I’ve definitely been bitten by the gardening ~...

Roundhay Park in Leeds was the place I first got the fishing ~.

N-SING: oft n N

7.

If someone or something ~s you, they worry or annoy you. (INFORMAL)

I only did it to ~ my parents.

VERB: V n

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