Found 3 items, similar to bug.
English → Indonesian
kutu busuk, menyadap, sadap
English → English
v 1: annoy persistently; “The children teased the boy because of
2: tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; “The
FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy”
this hotel room bugged?”
n 1: general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling
2: a fault or defect in a system or machine [syn: glitch
3: a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly
4: insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and
leathery at the base; usually show incomplete
metamorphosis [syn: hemipterous insect
5: a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium);
the term is not in technical use [syn: microbe
English → English
(b[u^]g), n. [OE. bugge, fr. W. bwg, bwgan, hobgoblin,
scarecrow, bugbear. Cf. Bogey
1. A bugbear; anything which terrifies. [Obs.]
Sir, spare your threats:
The bug which you would fright me with I seek.
2. (Zo["o]l.) A general name applied to various insects
belonging to the Hemiptera; as, the squash bug; the chinch
3. (Zo["o]l.) An insect of the genus Cimex
, especially the
bedbug (Cimex lectularius
). See Bedbug
4. (Zo["o]l.) One of various species of Coleoptera; as, the
ladybug; potato bug, etc.; loosely, any beetle.
5. (Zo["o]l.) One of certain kinds of Crustacea; as, the sow
bug; pill bug; bait bug; salve bug, etc.
Note: According to popular usage in England and among
housekeepers in America around 1900, bug, when not
joined with some qualifying word, was used specifically
. As a general term it is now used very
loosely in America as a colloquial term to mean any
small crawling thing, such as an insect or arachnid,
and was formerly used still more loosely in England.
“God's rare workmanship in the ant, the poorest bug
--Rogers (--Naaman). “This bug with
[1913 Webster +PJC]
6. (Computers) An error in the coding of a computer program,
especially one causing the program to malfunction or fail.
See, for example, year 2000 bug
. “That's not a bug,
it's a feature!”
7. Any unexpected defect or flaw, such as in a machine or a
8. A hidden electronic listening device, used to hear or
record conversations surreptitiously.
9. An infectious microorganism; a germ. [Colloq.]
10. An undiagnosed illness, usually mild, believed to be
caused by an infectious organism. [Colloq.]
Note: In some communities in the 1990's, the incidence of
AIDS is high and AIDS is referred to colloquially as
11. An enthusiast; -- used mostly in combination, as a camera
. See under Bait
, swaggering or threatening language. [Obs.]
--Beau. & Fl.
(b[u^]g), v. t.
; to bother or pester.