Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

dug

Definition of dug

  1. past and past participle of dig




2

dug

play
noun \ˈdəg\

Definition of dug

  1. 1 :  udder

  2. 2 usually vulgar when used of a woman :  teat —usually used of a suckling animal



Origin and Etymology of dug

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Swedish dæggia to suckle; akin to Old English delu nipple — more at feminine


First Known Use: 1530

Rhymes with dug



DUG Defined for Kids

dug

play

Definition of dug for Students

  1. past and past participle of dig




Learn More about dug


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dug? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

mysterious, holy, or spiritual

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

lavender-fields-in-france

Which of these is a synonym of caesura?

torrent megillah rebellion interruption
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ