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Synonyms for slug
slʌgslug

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bullet, slugnoun

    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. slugnoun

    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. slugnoun

    a counterfeit coin

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

  4. sluggard, slugnoun

    an idle slothful person

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

  5. slugnoun

    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, slugnoun

    a strip of type metal used for spacing

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

  7. slugnoun

    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, slugverb

    (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, swigverb

    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, stagnateverb

    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. slugnoun

    Synonyms:
    snail (without a shell)

  2. slugnoun

    Synonyms:
    drone, sluggard, idler, slow-back

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "slug":

    bullet, warty, ball, swig, maggot, ingot

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Slug":

    The Slug, Sean Daley, Sean Michael Daley, Sep Seven, Se7en, Seven

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How to use slug in a sentence?

  1. Paul Hetherington:

    So there is a high likelihood that we are going to see a slug explosion given that many of their predators are in decline.

  2. Chuck White:

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

  3. Jeffrey Thompson:

    We carried out a number of analyses to work out whether Sollasina was more closely related to sea cucumbers or sea urchins, to our surprise, the results suggest it was an ancient sea cucumber. This helps us understand the changes that occurred during the early evolution of the group, which ultimately gave rise to the slug-like forms we see today.

  4. Robert Full:

    You might think the best shape changers are kind of like an octopus or a worm or a slug but yet we know that cockroaches can go through these tiny little cracks.

  5. Martin Smith:

    Their compatriots included such beasts as Wiwaxia, a slug covered in leaf-like scales and towering spines; Anomalocaris, resembling a cross between a lobster and a can-opener; Nectocaris, a boggle-eyed two-armed squid, and Opabinia, which looks like a shrimp that swallowed a vacuum cleaner.


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