What does buggy mean?

Definitions for buggy
ˈbʌg ibug·gy

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word buggy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buggy, roadsteradjective

    a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse

  2. balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whackyadjective

    informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

    "it used to drive my husband balmy"

  3. buggyadjective

    infested with bugs


  1. buggynoun

    A small horse-drawn cart

  2. buggynoun

    A small motor vehicle, such as a dune buggy

  3. buggynoun

    A pushchair; a stroller

  4. buggynoun

    A shopping cart or trolley

  5. buggyadjective

    Infested with insects

  6. buggyadjective

    Containing programming errors

    This software is so buggy that I don't know how anyone can use it!

  7. buggyadjective

    Resembling an insect

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Buggyadjective

    Abounding with bugs.

    Etymology: from bug.


  1. buggy

    Buggy can be defined in two general ways: 1. Pertaining to a software, system, or device: Referring to something that is characterized by many defects, errors or glitches, often causing it to malfunction or perform poorly. 2. Pertaining to a type of transportation: Referring to a small carriage or cart, typically pulled by a horse, or a lightweight automobile usually designed for off-road use.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buggyadjective

    infested or abounding with bugs

  2. Buggynoun

    a light one horse two-wheeled vehicle

  3. Buggynoun

    a light, four-wheeled vehicle, usually with one seat, and with or without a calash top

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Buggy

    bug′i, n. a name given to several kinds of light carriages or gigs—in America, a light one-horse, four-wheeled vehicle with one seat; in England, two-wheeled; in India, provided with a hood to ward off the sun. [By some conn. with Bogie; ety. really quite unknown.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Buggy

    From bâghi, the Hindustani for a one-horse vehicle.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BUGGY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Buggy is ranked #58337 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Buggy surname appeared 348 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Buggy.

    93.6% or 326 total occurrences were White.
    3.7% or 13 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of buggy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of buggy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of buggy in a Sentence

  1. Max Borders:

    We saw the car displacing horses, buggies and buggy whips, but we don’t lament that passage, do we?

  2. Bruce Jensen:

    There was one attendee who instead of using a buggy was using his shoulder to carry his clubs, which was a mistake because you can only do that when you are wearing a shirt as it provides a layer of protection, being naked you do not have that protection -- he complained about his shoulder being sore but it was all in good jest.

  3. Ben Chapman:

    They take 10 bags out of a week-long production and try to shake out what might be in here, do we have particularly high insect parts or was it a particularly buggy time of year when the food was harvested ? And they make sure they are below those The FDA thresholds.

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