What does RUG mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rug, carpet, carpeting(noun)

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


  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

  5. Origin: [Cf. Sw. rugg entanglend hair, ruggig rugged, shaggy, probably akin to E. rough. See Rough, a.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rug

    rug, n. a coarse, rough woollen cloth or coverlet: a soft, woolly mat: a cover for a bed: a blanket or coverlet: a covering for the floor: a travelling robe: a rough, shaggy dog: a kind of strong liquor.—n. Rug′ging, heavy napped cloth for rugs: a coarse cloth for horse-boots. [Scand., Sw. rugg; cf. Rough.]

  2. Rug

    rug, v.t. (Scot.) to pull roughly.—n. a tug.—Get a rug, to get a haul at something desirable.

  3. Rug

    rug, adj. (prov.) snug: warm.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of RUG in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of RUG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carolyn Baylor-Giummo:

    I want to find the truth, i don't want this swept under the rug.

  2. Lolene Gifford:

    These kids have had the rug pulled out from under them numerous ways.

  3. Allison Caccoma:

    You can go with a seagrass rug instead of a wool rug and still have a wonderful room.

  4. Beauton Gilbow:

    I feel like the rug has been pulled out from under me, this has been my life for 15 years. And it's tough.

  5. Sheriff Leon Lott:

    To my knowledge, she wasn't injured whatsoever, she may have a rug burn or something like that, but she was not injured.

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