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1 a big clumsy often slow-witted person
  • get off of my feet, you big lug!

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2 an average or ordinary man
  • the billionaire industrialist was totally clueless about the concerns of the blue-collar lugs that worked for him

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Synonyms & Antonyms of lug (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause to follow by applying steady force on
  • lugged the lawn mower out into the backyard

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2 to support and take from one place to another
  • I don't understand why he's always lugging all of his books around when his locker is right over there

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The first known use of lug was in the 14th century

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“Lug.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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