Buggy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbʌɡi|  American pronunciation of the word buggy
Brit.  |ˈbʌɡi|  British pronunciation of the word buggy


- a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse (syn: roadster)


- informal or slang terms for mentally irregular (syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kookie, kooky, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, wacky, whacky)
- infested with bugs


It's too buggy out here—let's go inside.

He rode into town on his horse and buggy.

...we'll need a new buggy if we have another baby...

the era of the horse and buggy

...a dune buggy came recklessly cannonballing down the crowded beach...

Word forms

singular: buggy
plural: buggies
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