Adjective "dug" definition and examples

(Dug may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/dʌɡ/

Definitions and examples

    noun

    The udder, teat, or nipple of a female animal.
    1. 'She then gently nips the unfed cub to place it near her dugs.'
    2. 'Witches' breasts are usually depicted in art as flat, hanging dugs; they represent the underside of Western eroticism, with its glorification of firm, youthful bosoms.'

    More definitions

    1. a simple past tense and past participle of dig

    1. and dig2 . dug2 [duhg] /dʌg/ Spell Syllables noun

    1. the mamma or the nipple of a female mammal.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "others can be dug in heels."

    "networks can be dug in centuries."

    "missiles can be dug on dates."

    "missiles can be dug at ends."

    "graves can be dug."

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    Origin

    (dug)Mid 16th century: possibly of Old Norse origin and related to Swedish dägga, Danish dægge ‘suckle’.