Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun slug

8 senses of slug

Sense 1
bullet, slug -- (a projectile that is fired from a gun)
       => projectile, missile -- (a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled)

Sense 2
slug -- (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)
       => mass unit -- (a unit of measurement for mass)

Sense 3
slug -- (a counterfeit coin)
       => coin -- (a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money)

Sense 4
sluggard, slug -- (an idle slothful person)
       => idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bum -- (person who does no work; "a lazy bum")

Sense 5
slug -- (an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped; "he took a slug of hard liquor")
       => alcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant -- (a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent; "alcohol (or drink) ruined him")

Sense 6
type slug, slug -- (a strip of type metal used for spacing)
       => type metal -- (an alloy of tin and lead and antimony used to make printing type)

Sense 7
slug -- (any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell)
       => gastropod, univalve -- (a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes)

Sense 8
punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug -- ((boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose")
       => blow -- (a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb slug

2 senses of slug

Sense 1
slug, slog, swig -- (strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat; "He slugged me so hard that I passed out")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 2
idle, laze, slug, stagnate -- (be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning")

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