What is another word for bugs?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌɡz] (IPA)

"Bugs" is a term that generally refers to any small, crawling or flying insect that causes discomfort or damage. Some common synonyms for the term include insects, pests, vermin, critters, creepy crawlies, and the like. In addition, there are more specific synonyms that cater to particular varieties of bugs, such as mosquitoes or cockroaches. Regardless of the term used to describe them, these creatures tend to elicit negative emotions and are often viewed as unwanted or harmful. To get rid of them, various methods such as insecticides or natural remedies are often employed, ensuring our homes and surroundings are free of these pesky creatures.

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Usage examples for Bugs

"All you have to do is get the bugs out of it," said the Secretary.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett
As she neared it she involuntarily caught her skirts and held them close, in terror of the black bugs.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
At home I have only read bits of "The Tribes on my Frontier," out here everyone has read it; it is all about bugs and beasts and nature studies, the common beasts you see here, that no one notices after a time.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch

Famous quotes with Bugs

  • The age thing really bugs me. Do people have more of a right to not like what I say because I'm 19?
    Fiona Apple
  • The country is not a democratic state. Therefore we fear that they might carry a recorder in their pocket or there may be bugs in the walls, and you cannot be absolutely sure that you get a straight testimony.
    Hans Blix
  • Hey, we all have our fear. Mine is bugs and lobsters!
    Brooke Burke
  • Yet we still see continuous reports of bugs.
    Vinton Cerf
  • What bugs me is that movies don't reflect how interesting and vibrant women are. We don't treasure women as they get older.
    Jill Clayburgh

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