Bedbug Definition

bĕdbŭg
bedbugs
noun
bedbugs
Any of various members of a family (Cimicidae) of wingless, bloodsucking hemipteran insects, esp. the species (Cimex lectularius) with a broad, flat, reddish-brown body and an unpleasant odor that infests beds, furniture, walls, etc., is active mainly at night, and may transmit a variety of diseases.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
bed-bugCimex lectulariuschinchconenosekissing-bugbugbloodsuckerCimex lectularius (Latin)
other

See also bed bug.

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Other Word Forms of Bedbug

Noun

Singular:
bedbug
Plural:
bedbugs

Origin of Bedbug

  • bed +‎ bug.

    From Wiktionary

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