What is Bug out?
Bug out definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
Also called true bug, hemipteran, hemipteron. a hemipterous insect.
(loosely) any insect or insectlike invertebrate.
Informal. any microorganism, especially a virus: He was laid up for a week by an intestinal bug.
Informal. a defect or imperfection, as in a mechanical device, computer program, or plan; glitch: The test flight discovered the bugs in the new plane.
Informal. a person who has a great enthusiasm for something; fan or hobbyist: a hi-fi bug. a craze or obsession: He’s got the sports-car bug.
Informal. a hidden microphone or other electronic eavesdropping device. any of various small mechanical or electrical gadgets, as one to influence a gambling device, give warning of an intruder, or indicate location.
a mark, as an asterisk, that indicates a particular item, level, etc.
Horse Racing. the five-pound weight allowance that can be claimed by an apprentice jockey.
a telegraph key that automatically transmits a series of dots when moved to one side and one dash when moved to the other.
Poker Slang. a joker that can be used only as an ace or as a wild card to fill a straight or a flush.
Printing. a label printed on certain matter to indicate that it was produced by a union shop.
any of various fishing plugs resembling an insect.
Chiefly British. a bedbug.
verb (used with object), bugged, bugA.ging. Informal.
to install a secret listening device in (a room, building, etc.) or on (a telephone or other device): The phone had been bugged.
to bother; annoy; pester: She’s bugging him to get her into show business.
bug off, Slang. to leave or depart, especially rapidly: I can’t help you, so bug off.
bug out, Slang. to flee in panic; show panic or alarm.