Synonyms of insect
bugA bug is an insect or similar small creature.
• a bloodsucking bug which infests poor housing
gogga (South Africa)any small animal that crawls or flies, esp an insect
• The place was crawling with goggas.
Thesaurus for insect from the Collins English Thesaurus
any small air-breathing arthropod of the class Insecta, having a body divided into head, thorax, and abdomen, three pairs of legs, and (in most species) two pairs of wings. Insects comprise about five sixths of all known animal species, with a total ...