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buggy

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adjective bug·gy \ˈbə-gē\

Simple Definition of buggy

  • : having many insects

  • of a computer program, system, etc. : having many problems or errors that prevent proper operation : having many bugs

Full Definition of buggy

bug·gi·erbug·gi·est

  1. 1 :  infested with bugs <a buggy swamp>

  2. 2 :  characterized by bugs; especially :  containing many bugs <a buggy software program>

Examples of buggy

  1. It's too buggy out here—let's go inside.



1714

First Known Use of buggy

1714

Rhymes with buggy


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buggy

noun bug·gy

Simple Definition of buggy

  • : a light carriage that is usually pulled by one horse

Full Definition of buggy

plural buggies

  1. 1 :  a light one-horse carriage made with two wheels in England and with four wheels in the United States

  2. 2 :  a small cart or truck for short transportations of heavy materials

  3. 3 :  baby carriage

Examples of buggy

  1. He rode into town on his horse and buggy.

  2. <we'll need a new buggy if we have another baby>



Origin of buggy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1770



BUGGY Defined for Kids

buggy

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noun bug·gy \ˈbə-gē\

Definition of buggy

plural buggies

  1. :  a light carriage with a single seat that is usually drawn by one horse





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