bitten by the (activity) bug

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Definition of bitten by the (activity) bug

used figuratively to describe someone as very interested in or excited about somethingHe was bitten by the travel bug.bitten by the gambling bug.

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“Bitten by the (activity) bug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bitten%20by%20the%20%28activity%29%20bug. Accessed 1 Apr. 2020.

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