Pronunciation: (dē-bug'),[key] —v.t.,-bugged, -bug•ging.Informal. 1. to detect and remove defects or errors from.
2. to remove electronic bugs from (a room or building).
3. Computers.to detect and remove errors from (a computer program).
4. to rid (a garden, plant, etc.) of insect pests, as by the application of a pesticide.