What are some alternative words for slug?

Synonyms for slug
slʌg

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term slug.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bullet, slug(noun)

    a projectile that is fired from a gun

    Synonyms:
    biff, bullet, smoke, fastball, hummer, punch, type slug, heater, poke, lick, bullet train, sluggard, clout

  2. slug(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    poke, sluggard, bullet, biff, lick, type slug, punch, clout

  3. slug(noun)

    a counterfeit coin

    Synonyms:
    poke, sluggard, bullet, biff, lick, type slug, punch, clout

  4. sluggard, slug(noun)

    an idle slothful person

    Synonyms:
    poke, sluggard, bullet, biff, lick, type slug, punch, clout

  5. slug(noun)

    an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped

    "he took a slug of hard liquor"

    Synonyms:
    poke, sluggard, bullet, biff, lick, type slug, punch, clout

  6. type slug, slug(noun)

    a strip of type metal used for spacing

    Synonyms:
    poke, sluggard, bullet, biff, lick, type slug, punch, clout

  7. slug(noun)

    any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell

    Synonyms:
    poke, sluggard, bullet, biff, lick, type slug, punch, clout

  8. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(verb)

    (boxing) a blow with the fist

    "I gave him a clout on his nose"

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, type slug, pigeon berry, clout, jab, garget, carrier bag, sack, thrust, bullet, salt lick, dawdler, lick, poke, pull, paper bag, lagger, biff, clout nail, thrusting, sluggard, puncher, drone, trailer, lap, laggard, scoke, poking

  9. slug, slog, swig(verb)

    strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat

    "He slugged me so hard that I passed out"

    Synonyms:
    footslog, trudge, stagnate, plug away, keep one's shoulder to the wheel, peg away, slog, idle, quaff, laze, gulp, swig, tramp, pad, plod, keep one's nose to the grindstone

  10. idle, laze, slug, stagnate(verb)

    be idle; exist in a changeless situation

    "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"

    Synonyms:
    swig, tick over, laze, stagnate, slog, idle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. slug(n.)

    Synonyms:
    snail (without a shell)

  2. slug(n.)

    Synonyms:
    drone, sluggard, idler, slow-back

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bullet, warty, ball, swig, maggot, ingot

How to pronounce slug?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say slug in sign language?

  1. slug

How to use slug in a sentence?

  1. Katherine Timpf of Fox News:

    The father who flipped out about it, 'What am I going to tell my kid about why she's in that outfit? ' tell them that a giant slug captured me and forced me to wear that stupid outfit, and then I killed him because I didn't like it. And then I took it off. Backstage.

  2. Daniel Davidowitz:

    The average U.S. company is not growing that much. Earnings may be up a lot but a big slug of that is from the benefits of the Trump tax cut, the only way to outperform is to find companies that are creating their own theme.

  3. Paul Hetherington:

    They usually go into a hibernation in winter but due to this very warm winter they have not. So what else do slugs do? They breed and they eat, so there is a high likelihood that we are going to see a slug explosion given that many of their predators are in decline.

  4. Chuck White:

    Before you know it, they've sent a large slug of semi-solid material down, and it just stops.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    I think they're going to slug it out for a while, once it gets down to a head-to-head contest, I think the conservative wins.


Translations for slug

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for slug »

Translation

Find a translation for the slug synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of slug

  1. slug
    slug
    slug
    slug
    slug

Discuss these slug synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "slug." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 30 Oct. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/slug>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for slug?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for slug:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.