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bed·bug

also bed bug  (bĕd′bŭg′)
n.
Any of several small wingless parasitic insects of the family Cimicidae, especially Cimex lectularius, which infests dwellings and bedding and feeds on human blood. Also called regionally chinch.

bedbug

(ˈbɛdˌbʌɡ)
n
(Animals) any of several bloodsucking insects of the heteropterous genus Cimex, esp C. lectularius of temperate regions, having an oval flattened wingless body and infesting dirty houses: family Cimicidae

bed′bug`

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n.
a flat, wingless, bloodsucking bug, Cimex lectularius, that infests houses and esp. beds.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bedbug - bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human bloodbedbug - bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood
hemipteran, hemipteron, hemipterous insect, bug - insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
Cimex, genus Cimex - type genus of the Cimicidae: bedbugs
Translations
بَقُّ الفِراش
štěnice
væggelus
cimo
ludelutikka
poloska
veggjalús
トコジラミ南京虫
bedwants

bedbug

[ˈbedbʌg] Nchinche m or f

bedbug

bed bug [ˈbɛdbʌg] npunaise f

bedbug

[ˈbɛdˌbʌg] ncimice f (dei letti)

bed

(bed) noun
1. a piece of furniture, or a place, to sleep on. The child sleeps in a small bed; a bed of straw.
2. the channel (of a river) or floor (of a sea) etc.
3. a plot in a garden. a bed of flowers.
4. layer. a bed of chalk below the surface.
-bedded suffix
having (a certain number or type of) bed(s). a double-bedded room.
ˈbedding noun
mattress, bedclothes etc.
ˈbedbug noun
a small blood-sucking insect that lives in houses, especially beds.
ˈbedclothes (-kləuðz) , ((American) -kləuz) noun plural
sheets, blankets etc.
ˈbedcover noun
a top cover for a bed.
ˈbedridden adjective
in bed for a long period because of age or sickness. She has been bedridden since the car accident.
ˈbedroom noun
a room for sleeping in.
ˈbedside noun
the place or position next to a person's bed. He was at her bedside when she died; (also adjective) a bedside table.
ˈbedspread noun
a top cover for a bed. Please remove the bedspread before you get into bed.
ˈbedtime noun
the time at which one normally goes to bed. Seven o'clock is the children's bedtime; (also adjective) a bedtime story.
bed and breakfast
lodging for the night, and breakfast only (not lunch or dinner).
bed of roses
an easy or comfortable place, job etc. Life is not a bed of roses.
go to bed
1. to get into bed. I'm sleepy – I think I'll go to bed now; What time do you usually go to bed?
2. (often with with) to have sexual intercourse with; to have a love affair with.

bed·bug

n. chinche.

bedbug

n chinche f
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In her post, Cruz shared photos of what appeared to be her and her daughters' legs, arms and ankles covered with bedbug bites.
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A Catonsville woman is suing her senior home community for failing to detect a heavy bedbug infestation in her unit that caused her to sustain more than 100 bites.
Read up online or get specific instructions from your EPA regional office; see, "Regional bedbug contacts," www.epa.gov/bedbugs.
A COVENTRY household reported a bedbug problem every other day last year - and plenty more households across the city have been affected too.
The Orkin pest control company publishes an annual list of the top 50 bed bug cities based on bedbug treatments and inspections (Orkin, 2017).