buglike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bug +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

buglike (comparative more buglike, superlative most buglike)

  1. Resembling a bug (insect) or some aspect of one; insectlike.
    • 2007 January 26, Roberta Smith, “Outside In”, in New York Times[1]:
      He might orchestrate the curved lines into stepped, hivelike hills punctuated by dark tunnels where ornate trains and buglike cars or buses chug in or out along extravagantly banked roadways or railroad beds defined by further lines.