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Synonyms for bug

insect

bugging device

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annoy

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a minute organism usually producing disease

a minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature

something that mars the appearance or causes inadequacy or failure

a person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to monitor (telephone calls) with a concealed listening device connected to the circuit

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general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate

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a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine

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a small hidden microphone

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a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)

tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

References in periodicals archive ?
Sister Sian, 23, caught the bug off her elder brother and finished fourth in the Welsh Championships 1,500mlast year.
By imitating the sounds of the biting female's natural enemies, Bug Off creates a 20' x 20' bite-free zone.
She just told the last one, who "crucified" her, to bug off.
Zelco has also reissued the Micro Halogen light, with a few changes, and is showing its Long Reach retractable flashing light and the Bug Off mosquito-repelling BBQ light.
I reckon she must have caught the bug off President George W Bush because he asked her what state Wales was in and it's rubbed off.
It fluttered up to where the light is and plucked a bug off the wall.
An exasperated Kilmer, 36, who finished the relationship in June, said: "I just can't get Cindy to bug off.