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