slug it out

Definition of slug it out


  1. :  to fight or compete over something until one side wins The companies are slugging it out in court.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  sluggard

    :  a lump, disk, or cylinder of material (as plastic or metal): such as

    :  a musket ball

  1. :  to add a printer's slug to

  1. :  a heavy blow especially with the fist

  1. :  to strike heavily with or as if with the fist or a bat

    :  fight

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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to criticize severely

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