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bug·gy 1

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

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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bugginess - the state of having bugs
defectiveness, faultiness - the state of being defective
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