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bug·gy 1

 (bŭg′ē)
n. pl. bug·gies
1. A small, light, one-horse carriage usually having four wheels in the United States and two wheels in Great Britain.
2. A baby carriage.
3. A passenger or recreational vehicle, usually with oversized tires, designed for off-road use.
4. Informal An automobile.
5. Chiefly Southern US A shopping cart, especially for groceries.

[Origin unknown.]

bug·gy 2

 (bŭg′ē)
adj. bug·gi·er, bug·gi·est
1. Infested with bugs.
2. Computers Having many software bugs: a buggy program.
3. Slang Crazy.

bug′gi·ness n.
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buggy

(ˈbʌɡɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a light horse-drawn carriage having either four wheels (esp in the US and Canada) or two wheels (esp in Britain and India)
2. (Automotive Engineering) short for beach buggy
3. short for Baby Buggy See baby carriage
4. (Automotive Engineering) a small motorized vehicle designed for a particular purpose: a golf buggy; a moon buggy.
[C18: of unknown origin]

buggy

(ˈbʌɡɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
1. infested with bugs
2. slang US insane
3. (Computer Science) informal (of a system or machine, esp a computer program) containing errors or faults
ˈbugginess n
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bug•gy1

(ˈbʌg i)

n., pl. -gies.
1. a light, four-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage with a single seat and a transverse spring.
3. Older Use. an automobile, esp. a dilapidated one.
[1765–75]

bug•gy2

(ˈbʌg i)

adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.
1. infested with bugs.
2. Slang. crazy; insane.
[1705–15]
bug′gi•ness, n.
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Buggy

A light four-wheeled conveyance intended for personal transportation. It was an American invention that was designed specifically to provide a fast, soft ride. The soft ride was accomplished by means of a light frame and ellipse-shaped springs mounted between the axles and the frame and oriented parallel with the axles. Buggies were generally pulled by one horse, had only one bench-like seat, and had a waterproof top that was usually made of leather. They were more comfortable for traveling than by horseback and were preferred by ladies, the elderly, and families with small children. Doctors, who often were called out in inclement weather, also favored them. Buggies did, however, have the disadvantage of requiring smoother ground to travel over than that required by a horse and rider.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buggy - a small lightweight carriagebuggy - a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
Adj.1.buggy - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularbuggy - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
2.buggy - infested with bugs
dirty, soiled, unclean - soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; "dirty unswept sidewalks"; "a child in dirty overalls"; "dirty slums"; "piles of dirty dishes"; "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet"; "wore an unclean shirt"; "mining is a dirty job"; "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"
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buggy

adjective
Slang. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
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Translations
عَرَبَة أَطُفالعَرَبَةُ الحِصان
bryčkakočárek
kærreklapvogn
rattaat
dječja kolica
homokfutó
eineykisvagn
一頭立て軽装馬車
경마차
nelieli, viegli rati
brička
barnvagn
รถเล็กไม่มีประตู
paytonpuset
xe đẩy trẻ em

buggy

[ˈbʌgɪ] N
1. (also baby buggy) (Brit) (= pushchair) → sillita f de paseo (US) (= pram) → cochecito m (de niño)
2. (horse-drawn) → calesa f
3. (Golf) → cochecito m
see also beach, moon
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buggy

[ˈbʌgi] n
(= pram) → landau m
(= carriage) → boghei m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

buggy

n (with horse) → Buggy m, → leichter Einspänner; (baby) buggy (Brit) → Sportwagen m; (US) → Kinderwagen m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

buggy

[ˈbʌgɪ] n (also baby buggy) → passeggino; (cart, two-wheeled) → calesse m; (four-wheeled) → baghero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

buggy

(ˈbagi) plural ˈbuggies noun
a light, open, one-horse vehicle.
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buggy

عَرَبَة أَطُفال kočárek klapvogn Buggy τετράτροχο μόνιππο carrito, sillita de paseo rattaat poussette dječja kolica passeggino 一頭立て軽装馬車 경마차 buggy paraplytrille wózek carrinho de bebé, carrinho de bebê детская коляска barnvagn รถเล็กไม่มีประตู puset xe đẩy trẻ em 婴儿车
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