- a small insect.；a harmful microorganism, as a bacterium or virus.
- conceal a miniature microphone in (a room or device) in order to monitor or record someone's conversations；record or monitor (a conversation) by concealing a microphone in a room or telephone
verb: bug, 3rd person present: bugs, gerund or present participle: bugging, past tense: bugged, past participle: bugged
noun: bug, plural noun: bugs
- 1. North American a small insect. 同義詞
- ▪ informal a harmful microorganism, as a bacterium or virus.
- ▪ an illness caused by a harmful microorganism such as a bacterium or virus suffering from a flu bug 同義詞
- ▪ informal an enthusiastic, almost obsessive, interest in something they caught the sailing bug Joe was bitten by the showbiz bug 同義詞
- 2. an insect of a large order distinguished by having mouthparts that are modified for piercing and sucking.
- 3. a miniature microphone, typically concealed in a room or telephone, used for surveillance. 同義詞
- 4. an error in a computer program or system. 同義詞
- 1. conceal a miniature microphone in (a room or device) in order to monitor or record someone's conversations the telephones in the presidential palace were bugged
- ▪ record or monitor (a conversation) by concealing a microphone in a room or telephone she fears that her conversations were bugged 同義詞
- 2. informal annoy or bother (someone) a persistent reporter was bugging me 同義詞 反義詞