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lug

verb [T usually + adv/prep] uk   /lʌɡ/ (-gg-) informal us  
to carry or pull something with effort or difficulty because it is heavy: I'm exhausted after lugging these suitcases all the way across the city. I don't want to lug these shopping bags around with me all day.

lug

noun [C] uk   /lʌɡ/ informal us  

lug noun [C] (EAR)

UK a lughole (= ear)

lug noun [C] (PERSON)

US an awkward or stupid man US a way of talking to a man you like: Come over here and give me a kiss, you big lug.
Translations of “lug”
in Spanish arrastrar…
in French traîner…
in German zerren…
in Chinese (Traditional) (費力地)拖,拉,拽…
in Russian таскать, волочить…
in Turkish sürüklemek, güçlükle taşımak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (费力地)拖,拉,拽…
in Polish tachać, taszczyć…
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