Dictionary

lovebug

noun love·bug \-ˌbəg\

Definition of LOVEBUG

:  a small black fly (Plecia nearctica) with a red thorax that swarms along highways in the Gulf states of the United States

Origin of LOVEBUG

from the fact that it is usually seen copulating
First Known Use: circa 1966

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: love childPrevious Word in the Dictionary: lovebirdAll Words Near: lovebug
June 30, 2015
disinformation Hear it
false information deliberately spread
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears