HyperDic: slug

English > 10 senses of the word slug:
NOUNartifactslug, bulleta projectile that is fired from a gun
quantitysluga unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound
possessionsluga counterfeit coin
person slug, sluggardan idle slothful person
foodslugan amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped
artifactslug, type sluga strip of type metal used for spacing
animalslugany of various terrestrial / terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell
actslug, punch, clout, poke, lick, biff(boxing) a blow with the fist
VERBcontactslug, slog, swigstrike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat
socialslug, idle, laze, stagnatebe idle
slug > pronunciation
Soundsslah'g
Rhymesbedbug ... Winnipeg: 26 rhymes with ahg...
English > slug: 10 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA projectile that is fired from a gun.
Synonymbullet
Part ofcartridgeammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet
Narrowerdumdum, dumdum bulletA soft-nosed small-arms bullet that expands when it hits a target and causes a gaping wound
full metal jacketA lead bullet that is covered with a jacket of a harder metal (usually copper)
rifle ballA bullet designed to be fired from a rifle
rubber bulletA bullet made of hard rubber
Broaderprojectile, missileA weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled
Spanishbala, proyectil
Catalanbala
English > slug: 10 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA 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.
Broadermass unitA unit of measurement for mass
English > slug: 10 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningA counterfeit coin.
BroadercoinA flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
English > slug: 10 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningAn idle slothful person.
Synonymsluggard
Broaderidler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bumperson who does no work
Spanishharagán, holgazán, perezoso, vago
Catalandropo, gandul, malfeiner, mandrós, peresós
Verbsslugbe idle
English > slug: 10 senses > noun 5, food
MeaningAn amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped.
Example"he took a slug of hard liquor"
Broaderalcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriantA liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
English > slug: 10 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA strip of type metal used for spacing.
Synonymtype slug
Broadertype metalAn alloy of tin and lead and antimony used to make printing type
English > slug: 10 senses > noun 7, animal
MeaningAny of various terrestrial / terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell.
Member ofLimacidae, family Limacidaeslugs
Broadergastropod, univalveA class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
Spanishbabosa, limaco, limaza
Catalanllimac
Adjectiveslimacine, limacoidof or resembling a slug
English > slug: 10 senses > noun 8, act
Meaning(boxing) a blow with the fist.
Synonymspunch, clout, poke, lick, biff
Categoryboxing, pugilism, fisticuffsfighting with the fists
Narrowercounterpunch, parry, counterA return punch (especially by a boxer)
haymaker, knockout punch, KO punch, Sunday punchA hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing
hookA short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
jabA quick short straight punch
rabbit punchA short chopping blow to the back of the neck
sucker punchAn unexpected punch
BroaderblowA powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
Spanishbofetada, gancho, paliza, pinchazo, punch, puñetazo, puñete, tortazo
Catalanclatellot, mastegot, punyada
Verbsslugstrike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat
English > slug: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstrike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to slug his opponent
Example"He slugged me so hard that I passed out"
Synonymsslog, swig
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishcurrar, liarse a puñetazos
Nounsslug(boxing) a blow with the fist
slugger(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
sluggera boxer noted for an ability to deliver hard punches
English > slug: 10 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBe idle; exist in a changeless situation.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "He slugged in bed all morning"
Synonymsidle, laze, stagnate
Narrowerbum, bum around, bum about, arse around, arse about, fuck off, loaf, frig around, waste one's time, lounge around, loll, loll around, lounge aboutBe lazy or idle
daydream, moonHave dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake
lie about, lie aroundhang around idly
moon, moon around, moon onBe idle in a listless or dreamy way
ride the bench, warm the benchBe out of the game / game / game
OppositeworkExert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity
Spanishgandulear, haraganear, holgazanear
Catalangandulejar, mandrejar
Nounssluggard, slugan idle slothful person

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