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Synonyms for slug
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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

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