\ ˈskəg \
plural -s

Definition of scug

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 Scottish : shade, shadow
2 Scottish
b : a sheltered place especially : the side of a hill
\ " \
scugged; scugged; scugging; scugs

Definition of scug (Entry 2 of 3)

1 Scottish : to screen from view or danger
2 Scottish : to conceal (a sin or wrongdoing) from discovery
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of scug (Entry 3 of 3)

: a schoolboy without academic or athletic distinction, social grace, or personal attraction broadly : an unattractive mean-spirited person

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History and Etymology for scug

Noun (1)

Old Norse skuggi

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Scug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scug. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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