Synonyms and Antonyms for lightning-bug

1. lightning bug (n.)

nocturnal beetle common in warm regions having luminescent abdominal organs

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2. lightning (n.)

abrupt electric discharge from cloud to cloud or from cloud to earth accompanied by the emission of light

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3. lightning (n.)

the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash); can scintillate for a second or more

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4. bug (n.)

general term for any insect or similar creeping or crawling invertebrate

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5. bug (v.)

annoy persistently

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6. bug (v.)

tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information

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7. bug (n.)

a fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine

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8. bug (n.)

insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis

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9. bug (n.)

a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly

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10. bug (n.)

a minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium); the term is not in technical use

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