Need another word that means the same as “glitch”? Find 23 synonyms and 30 related words for “glitch” in this overview.
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The synonyms of “Glitch” are: bug, crash, breakdown, fault, failure, defect, flaw, collapse, impairment, problem, difficulty, issue, hitch, complication, upset, disappointment, misfortune, mishap, piece of bad luck, unfortunate development, reversal, reverse, reverse of fortune
Glitch as a Noun
Definitions of "Glitch" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “glitch” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A fault or defect in a computer program, system, or machine.
- A sudden, usually temporary malfunction or fault of equipment.
- A brief irregularity in the rotation of a pulsar.
- An unexpected setback.
Synonyms of "Glitch" as a noun (23 Words)
|breakdown||A mental or physical breakdown.|
A breakdown in military discipline.
|bug||An error in a computer program or system.|
They caught the sailing bug.
|collapse||An abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion.|
The collapse of a number of prominent banks.
|complication||The act or process of complicating.|
She developed complications after the surgery.
|crash||The act of colliding with something.|
He slammed the phone down with a crash.
|defect||An imperfection in an object or machine.|
If there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer.
|difficulty||A factor causing trouble in achieving a positive result or tending to produce a negative result.|
Finished the test only with great difficulty.
|disappointment||A person or thing that causes disappointment.|
To her disappointment there was no chance to talk privately with Luke.
|failure||An unsuccessful person or thing.|
Bad weather had resulted in crop failures.
|fault||The quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection.|
They built it right over a geological fault.
|flaw||Defect or weakness in a person’s character.|
He had his flaws but he was great nonetheless.
|hitch||An act of hitch hiking.|
Everything went without a hitch.
|impairment||The condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness.|
A degree of physical or mental impairment.
|issue||Supplies as food or clothing or ammunition issued by the government.|
A small number of users are experiencing connectivity issues.
|misfortune||An unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes.|
Never laugh at other people s misfortunes.
|mishap||An unpredictable outcome that is unfortunate.|
The event passed without mishap.
|piece of bad luck||Game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games.|
|problem||(in chess) an arrangement of pieces in which the solver has to achieve a specified result.|
A problem family.
|reversal||Turning in the opposite direction.|
The champions suffered a League reversal at Gloucester last month.
|reverse||The design or inscription on the reverse of a coin or medal.|
He didn t feel homesick quite the reverse.
|reverse of fortune||The side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design.|
|unfortunate development||A person who suffers misfortune.|
|upset||The act of upsetting something.|
Everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time.
Usage Examples of "Glitch" as a noun
- The only glitch in his year is failing to qualify for the Masters.
- A draft version was lost in a computer glitch.
Associations of "Glitch" (30 Words)
|amiss||Not functioning properly.|
Something went badly amiss in the preparations.
|annoy||Cause annoyance in disturb especially by minor irritations.|
Your damned cheerfulness has always annoyed me.
|ant||Social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers.|
|badger||A native or resident of Wisconsin.|
His daughter was always badgering him to let her join.
|beleaguer||Lay siege to (a place); besiege.|
Our leaders decided to beleaguer the city.
|blunder||Make a stupid or careless mistake; act or speak clumsily.|
I blundered during the job interview.
|bug||A small hidden microphone; for listening secretly.|
A persistent reporter was bugging me.
|clanger||A conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate.|
He dropped a clanger.
|defect||A failing or deficiency.|
|err||Be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake.|
He has erred and strayed as many of us have.
The decisions of the appeal committee disclosed no error of law.
|flawed||Having a blemish or flaw.|
A flawed hero.
|gaffe||A socially awkward or tactless act.|
His comments are a major diplomatic gaffe.
|harass||Make repeated small-scale attacks on (an enemy.|
The squadron s task was to harass the retreating enemy forces.
|hexapod||A six-legged arthropod belonging to the class Hexapoda.|
The oldest known land animal is a hexapod found in Scotland dated at 405 million years.
|inadvertence||An unintentional omission resulting from failure to notice something.|
|lapse||A mistake resulting from inattention.|
The country has lapsed into chaos.
|misconceive||Fail to understand (something) correctly.|
Some academic latinists did misconceive Pound s poem in that way.
|misconstrue||Interpret (a person’s words or actions) wrongly.|
My advice was deliberately misconstrued.
|misunderstanding||A failure to understand something correctly.|
There must have been some kind of misunderstanding.
|oversight||A mistake resulting from inattention.|
He had simply missed Parsons out by an oversight.
|peeve||A cause of annoyance.|
That was the one thing that peeved him.
She constantly pestered him with telephone calls.
|scorpion||Used in names of arachnids and insects resembling a scorpion e g false scorpion water scorpion.|
|slip||A reduction in the movement of a pulley or other mechanism due to slipping of the belt rope etc.|
A single slip could send them plummeting down the mountainside.
|slowdown||A decline in economic activity.|
A traffic slowdown in the passing lane.
|solecism||A grammatical mistake in speech or writing.|
|tease||Tear into pieces.|
He ignored their teases.
|typo||A typographical error.|
|unforced||Not resulting from undue effort; not forced.|
His retirement was an unforced departure.