Definition of bug

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • bug is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • bug is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • bug is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 9

Definition of bug


  • tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb)

    Examples

    1. Is this hotel room bugged?

    Synonyms

    1. intercept
    2. tap
    3. wiretap
  • insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. hemipteran
    2. hemipteron
    3. hemipterous insect
  • a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. glitch
  • a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. germ
    2. microbe
  • annoy persistently (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. badger
    2. beleaguer
    3. pester
    4. tease
  • a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly (noun)
  • general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate (noun)

See definition of bug in Merriam Webster

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