AskDefine | Define plugged

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1 blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly [syn: stopper, stopple]
2 a wad of something chewable as tobacco [syn: chew, chaw, cud, quid, wad]
3 blatant or sensational promotion [syn: ballyhoo, hoopla, hype]
4 electrical device that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and ignites the gas by means of an electric spark [syn: spark plug, sparking plug]
5 an electrical device with two or three pins that is inserted in a socket to make an electrical connection [syn: male plug]
6 an upright hydrant for drawing water to use in fighting a fire [syn: fireplug, fire hydrant]
7 an old or over-worked horse [syn: hack, jade, nag]


1 fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak" [syn: stop up, secure]
2 persist in working hard; "Students must plug away at this problem" [syn: plug away]
3 deliver a quick blow to; "he punched me in the stomach" [syn: punch]
4 make a plug for; praise the qualities or in order to sell or promote [also: plugging, plugged]plugged adj
1 (of a coin) altered by the insertion of a plug of base metal
2 completely obstructed or closed off; "the storm was responsible for many blocked roads and bridges"; "the drain was plugged" [syn: blocked]plugged See plug

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Verb form

  1. past of plug

Extensive Definition

Plug may refer to:

See also

plugged in German: Plug
plugged in French: Plug (homonymie)
plugged in Japanese: プラグ
plugged in Dutch: Plug

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

blocked, bound, choked, choked up, clogged, clogged up, congested, constipated, costive, foul, fouled, full, infarcted, jammed, obstipated, obstructed, packed, plugged up, stopped, stopped up, stuffed, stuffed up
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