lug

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlʌg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/lʌg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling'lug': (lug); 'Lug': (Myth. lŏŏкн)


Inflections of 'lug' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
lugs
v 3rd person singular
lugging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
lugged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
lugged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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lug

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. UK: a lug on the [pipe, cigar, cigarette]
  2. UK: a [deep, long, sharp, quick] lug on the cigarette
  3. UK: Can I have a couple of lugs (of your cigarette)?
  4. UK: wooden lugs of [grapes, fruit, vegetables]
  5. UK: the lugs on the [crate, box] sides
  6. UK: informal: his [hair, hat] covers his lugs
  7. UK: slang: [add, pour] a lug of [olive, vegetable] oil
  8. UK: slang: they put the lug on him at [work, school, the office]
  9. slang: her friends chanted "chug a lug"
  10. slang: you're such a [silly, big] lug!
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