Definitions for luglʌg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

luglʌg(v.; n.)lugged, lug•ging

  1. (v.t.)to pull or carry with force or effort:

    to lug a heavy suitcase upstairs.

  2. to introduce or interject inappropriately or irrelevantly:

    to lug personalities into a discussion of philosophy.

  3. (of a sailing ship) to carry an excessive amount of (sail) for the conditions prevailing.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  4. (v.i.)to pull or tug laboriously.

  5. (of an engine or machine) to jerk, hesitate, or strain.

    Category: Automotive

  6. (n.)an act or instance of lugging; a forcible pull.

  7. a wooden box for transporting fruit or vegetables.

  8. Slang. a request for or exaction of money, as for political purposes:

    They put the lug on him at the office.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of lug:

1300–50; ME luggen < Scand; cf. Norw lugge, Sw lugga to pull by the hair

luglʌg(n.)

  1. a projecting piece by which anything is held or supported.

  2. a ridge or welt that helps to provide traction, as on a tire or the sole of a shoe.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. a leather loop hanging down from a saddle, through which a shaft is passed for support.

  4. Slang. an awkward, clumsy fellow. a blockhead. a man; guy.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of lug:

1485–95; < Scand; cf. Norw, Sw lugg forelock. See lug1

luglʌg(n.)

  1. Category: Nautical, Navy

    Ref: lugsail.

Origin of lug:

by shortening

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lug, Lugh(noun)

    ancient Celtic god

  2. lugsail, lug(noun)

    a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast

  3. lug(noun)

    a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something

  4. lugworm, lug, lobworm(verb)

    marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait

  5. lug, tote, tug(verb)

    carry with difficulty

    "You'll have to lug this suitcase"

  6. stuff, lug, choke up, block(verb)

    obstruct

    "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. lug(verb)ʌg

    to carry sth heavy

    She was lugging a huge suitcase.

Wiktionary

  1. lug(Noun)

    A lug nut.

  2. lug(Noun)

    A device for terminating an electrical conductor to facilitate the mechanical connection; to the conductor it may be crimped to form a cold weld, soldered or have pressure from a screw.

  3. lug(Noun)

    A part of something which sticks out, used as a handle or support.

  4. lug(Noun)

    A fool, a large man.

  5. lug(Noun)

    An ear or ear lobe.

  6. lug(Noun)

    A wood box used for transporting fruit or vegetables.

  7. lug(Noun)

    A request for money, as for political purposes.

    They put the lug on him at the courthouse.

  8. lug(Noun)

    A measure of length equal to 16 feet.

  9. lug(Verb)

    To haul, carry (especially something heavy).

    Why do you always lug around so many books?

  10. lug(Verb)

    To run at too slow a speed.

    When driving up a hill, choose a lower gear so you don't lug the engine.

  11. lug(Verb)

    To carry an excessive amount of sail for the conditions prevailing.

  12. Origin: Probably from (compare Swedish lugga, Norwegian lugge). Noun is via lugge, probably from (compare Swedish and Norwegian lugg). Probably related to slug, which is from similar Scandinavian sources.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lug(noun)

    the ear, or its lobe

  2. Lug(noun)

    that which projects like an ear, esp. that by which anything is supported, carried, or grasped, or to which a support is fastened; an ear; as, the lugs of a kettle; the lugs of a founder's flask; the lug (handle) of a jug

  3. Lug(noun)

    a projecting piece to which anything, as a rod, is attached, or against which anything, as a wedge or key, bears, or through which a bolt passes, etc

  4. Lug(noun)

    the leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up

  5. Lug(noun)

    the lugworm

  6. Lug(verb)

    to pull with force; to haul; to drag along; to carry with difficulty, as something heavy or cumbersome

  7. Lug(verb)

    to move slowly and heavily

  8. Lug(noun)

    the act of lugging; as, a hard lug; that which is lugged; as, the pack is a heavy lug

  9. Lug(noun)

    anything which moves slowly

  10. Lug(noun)

    a rod or pole

  11. Lug(noun)

    a measure of length, being 16/ feet; a rod, pole, or perch


Translations for lug

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

lug(verb)

to drag with difficulty

She lugged the heavy trunk across the floor.

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