give a plug for

Definition of give a plug for

:to say something on the radio, on television, etc., in order to create interest in (something, such as a book, movie, or restaurant)
  • He gave a plug for his new film during the interview.

Word by Word Definitions

give play
  1. : to make a present of

  2. : to grant or bestow by formal action

  3. : to accord or yield to another

  1. : capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility

  2. : the ability of a material to bend or stretch

plug play
  1. : a piece used to fill a hole : stopper

  2. : an obtruding or obstructing mass of material resembling a stopper

  3. : a flat compressed cake of tobacco

  1. : to stop, make tight, or secure by inserting a plug

  2. : to remedy (a deficiency) as if by inserting a plug

  3. : to hit with a bullet : shoot


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