Simple Definition of rug
: a piece of thick, heavy material that is used to cover usually a section of a floor
: a small wig that is usually worn by a man to cover a bald spot
: a blanket that you put over your lap and legs to keep them warm
Examples of rug in a sentence
I accidentally spilled wine on the rug.
You could tell that he was wearing a rug.
Origin and Etymology of rug
Middle English *rug rag, tuft, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect rugga coarse rug, Old Norse rǫgg tuft
First Known Use: 1591
RUG Defined for Kids
Definition of rug for Students
: a piece of thick heavy fabric usually with a nap or pile used especially as a floor covering
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