Synonyms of slug


1. bullet, slug, projectile, missile

usage: a projectile that is fired from a gun

2. slug, mass unit

usage: a unit of mass equal to the mass that accelerates at 1 foot/sec/sec when acted upon by a force of 1 pound; approximately 14.5939 kilograms

3. slug, coin

usage: a counterfeit coin

4. sluggard, slug, idler, loafer, do-nothing, layabout, bum

usage: an idle slothful person

5. slug, alcohol, alcoholic drink, alcoholic beverage, intoxicant, inebriant

usage: an amount of an alcoholic drink (usually liquor) that is poured or gulped; "he took a slug of hard liquor"

6. type slug, slug, type metal

usage: a strip of type metal used for spacing

7. slug, gastropod, univalve

usage: any of various terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell

8. punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug, blow

usage: (boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"


1. slug, slog, swig, hit

usage: strike heavily, especially with the fist or a bat; "He slugged me so hard that I passed out"

2. idle, laze, slug, stagnate

usage: be idle; exist in a changeless situation; "The old man sat and stagnated on his porch"; "He slugged in bed all morning"

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