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    slug - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slug

    Definition
    (noun) a projectile that is fired from a gun
    Synonyms : bullet
    Definition
    (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 Definition
    (noun) a counterfeit coin Definition
    (noun) an idle slothful person
    Synonyms : sluggard
    Definition
    (noun) an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped
    Example Sentence
    • he took a slug of hard liquor
    Definition
    (noun) a strip of type metal used for spacing
    Synonyms : type slug
    Definition
    (noun) any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell Definition
    (noun) (boxing) a blow with the fist
    Synonyms : biff , clout , lick , poke , punch
    Example Sentence
    • I gave him a clout on his nose
    Definition
    (verb) strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat
    Synonyms : slog , swig
    Example Sentence
    • He slugged me so hard that I passed out
    Definition
    (verb) be idle; exist in a changeless situation
    Synonyms : idle , laze , stagnate
    Example Sentence
    • The old man sat and stagnated on his porch
    • He slugged in bed all morning
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