\ ˈpləgd How to pronounce plugged (audio) \

Definition of plugged

1 of a coin : altered by the insertion of a plug of base metal
2 : closed by or as if by a plug : obstructed

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My guess would be something more exotic like a plugged drain hole or a build-up of mineral salts in the soil. Neil Sperry,, "Star jasmine death mystery: could it be the roots?," 6 Sep. 2019 There are plenty of people who aren’t worth a plugged nickel at age 40 and plenty more who are only really hitting their prime in their 60s. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "How hard will McCarthy go against Mueller?," 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of plugged

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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\ ˈpləgd How to pronounce plugged (audio) \

Medical Definition of plugged

: blocked, closed, or obstructed by or as if by a plug a plugged lymph vessel

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to wander slowly or to speak indistinctly

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