slug

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slug(
sluhg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la babosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There's a huge slug on the garden gate.Hay una babosa enorme en la reja del jardín.
2. (bullet)
a. la bala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The investigators pulled the slugs from the wall to run ballistics tests.Los investigadores sacaron las balas de la pared para hacer pruebas de balística.
b. la posta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Slugs of various calibers were found at the crime scene.Se encontraron postas de varios calibres en la escena del crimen.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(gulp)
a. el trago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
He sat down at the bar and took a slug of beer.Se sentó en la barra y tomó un trago de cerveza.
4. (blow)
a. el puñetazo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The boxer took a slug to the chin and stumbled backwards.El boxeador recibió un puñetazo a la barbilla y se tambaleó hacia atrás.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(lazy person)
a. el flojo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la floja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Time to get up, slug. It's one in the afternoon!Hora de levantarse, flojo. ¡Es la una de la tarde!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to hit)
a. pegar
Dominic slugged the ball and knocked it out of the park.Dominic le pegó a la pelota y la mandó volar fuera del parque.
b. dar un tortazo
Tommy slugged the robber straight on the nose and ran as fast as he could.Tommy le dio un tortazo al asaltante directo en la nariz y escapó corriendo.
c. dar un puñetazo
He slugged me in the face out of nowhere.De la nada me dio un puñetazo en la cara.
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slug
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (mollusk)
a. la babosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (colloquial)
a. la bala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(bullet)
3. (colloquial)
a. el trago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of drink)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (colloquial)
a. dar un tortazo or (hit)
b. castañazo a
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
slug [slʌɡ]
noun
1 (Zool) babosa (f)
2 (bullet) posta (f)
3 (blow) porrazo (m); (with fist) puñetazo (m)
a slug of whisky un trago de whisk(e)y
transitive verb
pegar; aporrear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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