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OTHER WORDS FROM lugun·lugged, adjective
Words nearby lug
Other definitions for lug (2 of 5)
- an awkward, clumsy fellow.
- a blockhead.
- a man; guy.
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How to use lug in a sentence
Oh, and make sure your shoes are up to the task—aggressive lugs and plenty of cushioning are key.
The binding is compatible with regular alpine boots, GripWalk boots with tech fittings, and touring-specific boots with toe lugs.Marker’s New Touring Binding Does (Almost) Everything|Marc Peruzzi|February 22, 2021|Outside Online
You should also pay attention to the treads found on the bottom of the shoe, also known as lugs.Best snow boots: Trudge confidently through snowfall|PopSci Commerce Team|February 17, 2021|Popular-Science
Darren was the kind of man who'd lug a sofa bed up three flights of stairs without a whisper of complaint.Let Us Now Praise Famous Rednecks and Their Unjustly Unsung Kin|Allison Glock|August 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I mean, what an incredibly annoying gift to have to lug home.
No bulky helmet to lug around or uncomfortable shell to ruin your hairstyle.Helmet Haute Couture: The Invisible Helmet Revolutionizing Bike Safety|Nina Strochlic|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The macho guys could lug up buckets of water, which are sorely needed to flush toilets.
The clip played with the belabored simplicity of a silent movie—one lug and two thugs, brandished gun and chain-snatch.
In this case a lug L is cast upon the block, forming, indeed, a portion of said block.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
After getting well away from the beach he hoisted a small lug-sail, and stood out to sea.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
It takes a full day to lug enough water up to the canyon levels to wash out a pan of gravel.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
They would say, 'We shall get our land for potato-ground at 1/2 d. a lug, instead of paying 3d.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
We want to lug this h-yer money up stairs and count it before everybody—then ther' ain't noth'n suspicious.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)