English dictionary



Hint: In most browsers you can lookup any word by double click it.

English noun: slug

1. slug (artifact) a projectile that is fired from a gun


Synonymsbullet


Broader (hypernym)missile, projectile


Narrower (hyponym)dumdum, dumdum bullet, full metal jacket, rifle ball, rubber bullet


Part meronymcartridge

2. slug (quantity) a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms


Broader (hypernym)mass unit

3. slug (possession) a counterfeit coin


Broader (hypernym)coin

4. slug (person) an idle slothful person


Synonymssluggard


Broader (hypernym)bum, do-nothing, idler, layabout, loafer

5. slug (food) an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped


SamplesHe took a slug of hard liquor.


Broader (hypernym)alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant

6. slug (artifact) a strip of type metal used for spacing


Synonymstype slug


Broader (hypernym)type metal

7. slug (animal) any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell


Broader (hypernym)gastropod, univalve


Member meronymfamily Limacidae, Limacidae

8. slug (act) (boxing) a blow with the fist


SamplesI gave him a clout on his nose.


Synonymsbiff, clout, lick, poke, punch


Broader (hypernym)blow


Narrower (hyponym)counter, counterpunch, haymaker, hook, jab, knockout punch, KO punch, parry, rabbit punch, sucker punch, Sunday punch


Domain categoryboxing, fisticuffs, pugilism


English verb: slug

1. slug (contact) strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat


SamplesHe slugged me so hard that I passed out.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to slug his opponent


Synonymsslog, swig


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hit

2. slug (social) be idle; exist in a changeless situation


SamplesThe old man sat and stagnated on his porch.
He slugged in bed all morning.


Synonymsidle, laze, stagnate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Narrower (hyponym)arse about, arse around, bum, bum about, bum around, daydream, frig around, fuck off, lie about, lie around, loaf, loll, loll around, lounge about, lounge around, moon, moon, moon around, moon on, ride the bench, warm the bench, waste one's time


Antonymswork









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk