Meaning of SLUG in English

SLUG

transcription, транскрипция: [ slʌg ]

( slugs, slugging, slugged)

1.

A slug is a small slow-moving creature with a long soft body and no legs, like a snail without a shell.

N-COUNT

2.

If you take a slug of an alcoholic drink, you take a large mouthful of it. ( INFORMAL )

Edgar took a slug of his drink.

= shot

N-COUNT : usu N of n

3.

If you slug someone, you hit them hard. ( INFORMAL )

She slugged her right in the face...

= sock

VERB : V n

4.

A slug is a bullet. ( mainly AM INFORMAL )

N-COUNT

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