Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “tug” en inglés

See all translations

tug

verb [I or T] uk   /tʌɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to pull something quickly and usually with a lot of force: Tom tugged at his mother's arm.

tug

noun [C] uk   /tʌɡ/ us  

tug noun [C] (BOAT)

( also tugboat ) a boat with a powerful engine that can change direction easily and is used to pull large ships into and out of port

tug noun [C] (PULL)

a sudden strong pull on something: Feeling a tug at his sleeve, he turned to see Joe beside him.
(Definition of tug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de tug
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “tug” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

pup

a baby of particular animals, or a puppy

Palabra del día

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Aprende más 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Aprende más