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pug 1

 (pŭg)
n.
1. A dog of a small sturdy breed developed in China, having a short muzzle, wrinkled face, short smooth coat, and tightly curled tail.
2. A pug nose.

[Origin unknown.]

pug 2

 (pŭg)
n.
1. Clay ground and kneaded with water into a plastic consistency for forming bricks or pottery.
2. A machine for grinding and mixing clay.
tr.v. pugged, pug·ging, pugs
1. To work or knead (clay) with water.
2. To fill in with clay or mortar.
3. To make soundproof by covering or packing with clay, mortar, sawdust, or felt.

[Origin unknown.]

pug 3

 (pŭg)
n.
A footprint, track, or trail, especially of an animal; a pugmark.

[Hindi pag, probably from Sanskrit padakam, footstep, foot, from padam; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]

pug 4

 (pŭg)
n. Slang
A fighter, especially a boxer.

[Short for pugilist, boxer.]

pug

(pʌɡ)
n
1. (Breeds) Also called: carlin a small compact breed of dog with a smooth coat, lightly curled tail, and a short wrinkled nose
2. (Animals) any of several small geometrid moths, mostly of the genus Eupithecia, with slim forewings held outstretched at rest
[C16: of uncertain origin]
ˈpuggish adj

pug

(pʌɡ)
vb (tr) , pugs, pugging or pugged
1. (Ceramics) to mix or knead (clay) with water to form a malleable mass or paste, often in a pug mill
2. (Building) to fill or stop with clay or a similar substance
3. (Agriculture) (of cattle) to trample (the ground) into consolidated mud
[C19: of uncertain origin]

pug

(pʌɡ)
n
(Boxing) a slang name for boxer1
[C20: shortened from pugilist]

pug1

(pʌg)

n.
1. one of a breed of small, squarely built dogs with a deeply wrinkled face, tightly curled tail, and a short, smooth, usu. silver or fawn coat with a black mask.
2. a pug nose.
[1560–70; orig. uncertain]
pug′gi•ness, n.
pug′gish, pug′gy, adj.

pug2

(pʌg)

v.t. pugged, pug•ging.
to knead (clay or the like) with water to make it plastic, as for brickmaking.
[1800–10; orig. uncertain]

pug3

(pʌg)

n. Slang.
a boxer; pugilist.
[1855–60; short for pugilist]

pug4

(pʌg)

n.
a footprint, esp. of a game animal.
[1860–65; < Hindi pag footprint]

pug


Past participle: pugged
Gerund: pugging

Imperative
pug
pug
Present
I pug
you pug
he/she/it pugs
we pug
you pug
they pug
Preterite
I pugged
you pugged
he/she/it pugged
we pugged
you pugged
they pugged
Present Continuous
I am pugging
you are pugging
he/she/it is pugging
we are pugging
you are pugging
they are pugging
Present Perfect
I have pugged
you have pugged
he/she/it has pugged
we have pugged
you have pugged
they have pugged
Past Continuous
I was pugging
you were pugging
he/she/it was pugging
we were pugging
you were pugging
they were pugging
Past Perfect
I had pugged
you had pugged
he/she/it had pugged
we had pugged
you had pugged
they had pugged
Future
I will pug
you will pug
he/she/it will pug
we will pug
you will pug
they will pug
Future Perfect
I will have pugged
you will have pugged
he/she/it will have pugged
we will have pugged
you will have pugged
they will have pugged
Future Continuous
I will be pugging
you will be pugging
he/she/it will be pugging
we will be pugging
you will be pugging
they will be pugging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pugging
you have been pugging
he/she/it has been pugging
we have been pugging
you have been pugging
they have been pugging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pugging
you will have been pugging
he/she/it will have been pugging
we will have been pugging
you will have been pugging
they will have been pugging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pugging
you had been pugging
he/she/it had been pugging
we had been pugging
you had been pugging
they had been pugging
Conditional
I would pug
you would pug
he/she/it would pug
we would pug
you would pug
they would pug
Past Conditional
I would have pugged
you would have pugged
he/she/it would have pugged
we would have pugged
you would have pugged
they would have pugged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pug - small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzlepug - small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night"
Translations
كَلْب صَغير ذو أنْفٍ أفْطَس
mopszakrslý buldog
moppe
mopszli
kubbur
mopsas
mopsis
mopslíkzakrpatený buldog
buldog

pug

[pʌg]
A. N (also pug dog) → doguillo m
B. CPD pug nose Nnariz f chata
see also pug-nosed

pug

n (also pug dog)Mops m

pug

:
pug nose
nKnollennase f
pug-nosed
adjknollennasig

pug

[pʌg] n (also pug dog) → carlino

pug

(pag) noun
a kind of small dog with a flat nose.
References in classic literature ?
As soon as the Cat's-meat-Man had told every one that John Dolittle was going to become an animal-doctor, old ladies began to bring him their pet pugs and poodles who had eaten too much cake; and farmers came many miles to show him sick cows and sheep.
They were strange ornaments to bring on a sea voyage--china pugs, tea-sets in miniature, cups stamped floridly with the arms of the city of Bristol, hair-pin boxes crusted with shamrock, antelopes' heads in coloured plaster, together with a multitude of tiny photographs, representing downright workmen in their Sunday best, and women holding white babies.
He wore a low-crowned, narrow-brimmed straw hat, with a broad blue ribbon around it which had a white anchor embroidered on it in front; nobby short-tailed coat, pantaloons, vest, all trim and neat and up with the fashion; red-striped stockings, very low-quarter patent-leather shoes, tied with black ribbon; blue ribbon around his neck, wide-open collar; tiny diamond studs; wrinkleless kids; projecting cuffs, fastened with large oxidized silver sleeve-buttons, bearing the device of a dog's face--English pug.
We will enter very softly and stand still in the open doorway, without awaking the glossy- brown setter who is stretched across the hearth, with her two puppies beside her; or the pug, who is dozing, with his black muzzle aloft, like a sleepy president.
I hope she will not tease my poor pug," said Lady Bertram; "I have but just got Julia to leave it alone.
The pug was sniffing at the fashionable world, as it passed him, with his little black muzzle, and was kept from extending his investigation by a large blue ribbon attached to his collar with an enormous rosette and held in the hand of a person seated next to Newman.
They had large hands, large feet, large mouths; they had pug noses as a general thing, and moustaches that not even good breeding could overlook; they combed their hair straight back without parting; they were ill-shaped, they were not winning, they were not graceful; I knew by their looks that they ate garlic and onions; and lastly and finally, to my thinking it would be base flattery to call them immoral.
Upon his head the Scarecrow still wore the heavy crown, which had been sewed on to prevent his losing it; but the head was now so damp and limp that the weight of the gold and jewels sagged forward and crushed the painted face into a mass of wrinkles that made him look exactly like a Japanese pug dog.
And Polly nodded at him in the most friendly manner, having politely refrained from calling the hair "red," the nose "a pug," and the cap "old," all of which facts Fanny had carefully impressed upon her memory.
They appear externally to hold nearly the same relation to other cattle, which bull or pug dogs do to other dogs.
The harle- quin on the bank turned his little pug nose up to me.
I leaped and frisked around the old man's legs happy as a pug on a rug.