Definitions

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  • n. a zoologist who studies insects

Etymologies

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Examples

  • BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Expert bug-hunter William Bellow must find the cyberspace bug that is killing its users.

    REVIEW: Prime by Nate Kenyon

  • 'The unfailing instinct of your true bug-hunter, Bo'sun.

    San Andreas

  • And, too, had the Huns fired there would have at once been answering fire from the Americans, for the latter gunners were always on the alert, and once word was passed up and down the line that the little "bug-hunter" was out in No

    Ned, Bob and Jerry on the Firing Line The Motor Boys Fighting for Uncle Sam

  • And can you wonder that when I found this crazy boob of a bug-hunter with the queer name squatting right on the top of it, and never quitting his room, I had to do the best I could to shift him?

    The Case Book of Sherlock Holmes

  • He was well aware that a pair of mild eyes and gentle, ingenuous manners are many a rogue's most valuable asset, and though the bug-hunter talked frankly of his pilgrimages into the hills, there was always a chance that his pursuit was a pose, his zeal counterfeit.

    'Me--Smith'

  • Something in the alacrity the "bug-hunter" displayed angered Smith.

    'Me--Smith'

  • He decided to ride over to the MacDonald ranch that evening and have a look at the bad _hombre_ who masqueraded as a bug-hunter -- bug-hunter, it should be explained, being a Western term for any stranger engaged in scientific pursuits.

    'Me--Smith'

  • "You and the bug-hunter are great friends, aren't you?"

    'Me--Smith'

  • Perhaps it was because he liked the feeling of power, of knowing that he held the life of the despised bug-hunter in the hollow of his hand; or perhaps it was because it would serve his purpose better to make the accusation later.

    'Me--Smith'

  • Neither was there any mistaking the bug-hunter on his ewe-necked sorrel, which, displaying unexpected bursts of speed, was keeping in the lead and heading straight for the ranch-house.

    'Me--Smith'

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