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Synonyms and Antonyms of bug

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bug

synonym (synonym of bug)

  • (noun.state)
    a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use (noun.animal)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    annoy persistently (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.perception)
    tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb.perception)
     

hypernym (bug IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine (noun.state)
    an imperfection in an object or machine (noun.state)
     
  • a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use (noun.animal)
    any organism of microscopic size (noun.animal)
     
  • a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly (noun.artifact)
    device for converting sound waves into electrical energy (noun.artifact)
     
  • annoy persistently (verb.emotion)
    treat cruelly (verb.emotion)
     
  • general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate (noun.animal)
    small air-breathing arthropod (noun.animal)
     
  • tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb.perception)
    listen without the speaker's knowledge (verb.perception)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF bug relation)

  • insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis (noun.animal)
    small bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    a true bug: usually bright-colored; pest of cultivated crops and some fruit trees (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    a true bug (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    predaceous aquatic insect that swims on its back and may inflict painful bites (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    any of various insects of the order Hemiptera and especially of the suborder Heteroptera (noun.animal)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • (noun.animal)
    plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas) (noun.animal)
     

derivation (.... is derived from bug)

  • a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use (noun.animal)
    full of germs or pathological microorganisms (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.pert)
    of or involving or caused by or being microbes (adj.pert)
     
  • a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly (noun.artifact)
    tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb.perception)
     
  • annoy persistently (verb.emotion)
    the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objections (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a persistently annoying person (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity) (noun.person)
     
  • general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate (noun.animal)
    infested with bugs (adj.all)
     
  • tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information (verb.perception)
    the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire (noun.person)
     
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