bug off

bugged off; bugging off; bugs off

Definition of bug off

intransitive verb

: leave, depart usually used as a command

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of bug off in a Sentence

bug off, or I'll sic my dogs on you!

First Known Use of bug off

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bug off

probably short for bugger off

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bug off

Statistics for bug off

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for bug off

The first known use of bug off was in 1952

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on bug off

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with bug off

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for bug off

Britannica English: Translation of bug off for Arabic Speakers

Comments on bug off

What made you want to look up bug off? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


showing great care, attention, and effort

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Finance Words Quiz

  • a-piggy-bank
  • The etymology of mortgage is related most closely to which two words?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!