- bug off
- \\¦bəgˈȯf, also -äf\ intransitive verb
: to go away : leave — usually used as a command
* * *ˌbug ˈoff [intransitive] [present tense I/you/we/they bug off he/she/it bugs off present participle bugging off past tense bugged off past participle bugged off] american impolite phrasal verbused for telling someone rudely to go awayThesaurus: ways of telling someone to go awaysynonymMain entry: bug
* * *informal go away
* * *bug off [phrasal verb]US informal : to go away— used in speech as a rude or angry way to tell someone to leave you alone and to stop bothering you
She angrily told him to bug off.• • •Main Entry: ↑bug
Useful english dictionary. 2012.