Meaning of LUG in English



Pronunciation: ' l ə g

Function: verb

Inflected Form: lugged ; lug · ging

Etymology: Middle English luggen to pull by the hair or ear, drag, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian lugga to pull by the hair

Date: 14th century

transitive verb


2 : to carry laboriously < lugged the bags to the car>

3 : to introduce in a forced manner < lug s my name into the argument>

intransitive verb

1 : to pull with effort : TUG

2 : to move heavily or by jerks <the car lug s on hills>

3 of a racehorse : to swerve from the course toward or away from the inside rail

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.