Definitions for RUGrʌg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rugrʌg(n.)

  1. a piece of thick fabric for covering part of a floor, often having a design.

    Ref: Compare carpet.

  2. the treated skin of an animal, used as a floor covering:

    a bear rug.

  3. Chiefly Brit. a piece of thick, warm cloth, used as a coverlet, lap robe, etc.

    Category: British

  4. Slang. a toupee; hairpiece.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

Origin of rug:

1545–55; < ON rǫgg wool, long hairs; cf. Norw rugga covering of coarse wool, Sw rugg coarse hair

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rug, carpet, carpeting(noun)

    floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rug(noun)ʌg

    a woven covering for a floor

    the rug in the living room

Wiktionary

  1. rug(Noun)

    A small covering for a floor.

    Note that rug and carpet are not synonymous; rug covers part of the floor, a carpet covers most or a large area of the floor; a fitted carpet runs wall-to-wall.

  2. rug(Noun)

    A (usually thick) piece of fabric used for warmth (especially on a bed); a blanket.

  3. rug(Noun)

    A wig; hairpiece.

  4. rug(Noun)

    Plural form of ruga.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rug(adj)

    a kind of coarse, heavy frieze, formerly used for garments

  2. Rug(adj)

    a piece of thick, nappy fabric, commonly made of wool, -- used for various purposes, as for covering and ornamenting part of a bare floor, for hanging in a doorway as a potiere, for protecting a portion of carpet, for a wrap to protect the legs from cold, etc

  3. Rug(adj)

    a rough, woolly, or shaggy dog

  4. Rug(verb)

    to pull roughly or hastily; to plunder; to spoil; to tear

Freebase

  1. Rug

    A rug, blanket, or coat is a covering or garment made by humans to protect their pets from the elements, as in a horse rug or dog coat. Rugs are also used to protect the pelage of show animals, particularly if the wool or fleece is to be judged, as in alpaca fleece sent to an agricultural show, where it would be desirable to have the wool free from dirt and debris.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'RUG' in Nouns Frequency: #2404


Translations for RUG

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

rug(noun)

a mat for the floor; a small carpet.

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