buggy

A buggy is a cart with wheels that's pulled by a horse. In the 19th century, the most popular way to take short trips was in a horse and buggy.

Most people think of a horse pulling a carriage when they hear the word buggy, although you can use the term for other small vehicles, whether they're electric or powered by gasoline — like a golf buggy. If you use buggy to describe a camp site, however, you mean it's infested with insects. The origins of both meanings are uncertain, although the Middle English bugge, "something frightening" might be one root of the "full of bugs" definition.

Primary Meanings of buggy

1.
n
a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse
2.
adj
infested with bugs
3.
adj
informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
Full Definitions of buggy
1

n a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse

Synonyms:
roadster
Type of:
carriage, equipage, rig
a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
2

adj infested with bugs

Synonyms:
dirty, soiled, unclean
soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
3

adj informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

Synonyms:
around the bend, balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kookie, kooky, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, wacky, whacky
insane
afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

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