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KK Pronunciation

〔 plʌg 〕


〔 plʌɡ 〕

Overview of noun plug

The noun plug has 7 senses

  • plug, stopper, stopple -- (blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly)

  • chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad -- (a wad of something chewable as tobacco)

  • ballyhoo, hoopla, hype, plug -- (blatant or sensational promotion)

  • spark plug, sparking plug, plug -- (electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark)

  • plug, male plug -- (an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection)

  • fireplug, fire hydrant, plug -- (an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire)

  • hack, jade, nag, plug -- (an old or over-worked horse)

Overview of verb plug

The verb plug has 6 senses

  • plug, stop up, secure -- (fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak")

  • plug, plug away -- (persist in working hard; "Students must plug away at this problem")

  • punch, plug -- (deliver a quick blow to; "he punched me in the stomach")

  • plug -- (make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote)

  • plug -- (insert a plug into; "plug the wall")

  • plug -- (insert as a plug; "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle")