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Definition of lug verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lug

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//lʌɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lʌɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lug
BrE BrE//lʌɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lʌɡ//
 
he / she / it lugs
BrE BrE//lʌɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lʌɡz//
 
past simple lugged
BrE BrE//lʌɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lʌɡd//
 
past participle lugged
BrE BrE//lʌɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lʌɡd//
 
-ing form lugging
BrE BrE//ˈlʌɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlʌɡɪŋ//
 
 
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(lugging, lugged) lug something + adv./prep. (informal) to carry or drag something heavy with a lot of effort I had to lug my bags up to the fourth floor. I had to lug his stuff all the way to the top floor. Leave your books here—you don’t want to lug those around with you all day. Word Originverb late Middle English: probably of Scandinavian origin: compare with Swedish lugga ‘pull a person's hair’ (from lugg ‘forelock’).
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