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What Does BUG Mean in a Text?

BUG means "Fault or Failure" and "To Hassle or Annoy."

Fault or Failure

In computing and gaming, a BUG is a "Fault or Failure" in a program or system that causes it to malfunction.

The term BUG is often used interchangeably with GLITCH, but is technically considered more serious.

Hassle or Annoy

BUG is also widely used with the meaning "Hassle or Annoy." In this context, it is used to refer to someone or something irritating or bothersome.

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When I write BUG, I mean this:

meaning of BUG

"Fault or Failure"

Summary of Key Points

"Fault or Failure" is the most common definition for BUG in computing and gaming, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
BUG
Definition:Fault or Failure
Type:Slang Word (Jargon)
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

"To Hassle or Annoy" is another common definition for BUG.
BUG
Definition:To Hassle or Annoy
Type:Word
Guessability:guessability level 1
1: Easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of BUG in Sentences

Here are examples of BUG being used in conversations:
  • Sally: What is it with level 3 of this new release?! I kill the boss, but still have to go back to the start!
  • Emma: I've just been reading about that. It's a BUG. They're working on a fix.
  • Sally: Damn right it's a BUG! It's bugging the ass off me!
  • (Here BUG is being used to mean both "Fault or Failure" and "To Hassle or Annoy.")

Example of BUG Used in a Text

BUG
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