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jug

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of jug

  1. 1 a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody some no-good fellow who had spent most of his life in and out of the county jug Synonyms of jug bastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jail, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]Words Related to jug bull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk(s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training schoolNear Antonyms of jug outside

  2. 2 a handled container for holding and pouring liquids that usually has a lip or a spout put a jug of milk on the table Synonyms of jug ewer, flagon, pitcherWords Related to jug carafe, decanter; bucket, pail, pot; bottle, canteen, cup, fiasco, flask, jorum, mug, stein, stoup, tankard; kettle, teakettle; watering can, watering pot; beaker, cruse, vessel


jug

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of jug

  1. to put in or as if in prison the luckless crooks got jugged before they knew what hit them Synonyms of jug commit, confine, immure, incarcerate, intern, jail, imprison, lock (up)Words Related to jug constrain, limit, restrain, restrict, shut; bar, gate; apprehend, arrest, bust [slang], capture, catch, detain, nab, pick up, pinch, seize; impress, shanghai; hold, impound, keep; bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammelNear Antonyms of jug emancipate, enfranchise, manumit, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterAntonyms of jug discharge, free, liberate, release



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