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bug

noun

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1 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something
  • a camera bug who loves taking candid shots at fairs and festivals

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2 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning
  • I can't go to work today because I've caught some bug that's going around

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3 a person having or showing a severely disordered or abnormal state of mind
  • a bug with a fascination for committing arson

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bug

verb

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The first known use of bug was in the 15th century

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“Bug.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bug. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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