Main definitions of dug in English

: dug1dug2

dug1

past and past participle of dig

Pronunciation

dug

/dʌɡ/

Main definitions of dug in English

: dug1dug2

dug2

noun

usually dugs
  • 1The udder, teat, or nipple of a female animal.

    ‘It gets very long, and then it goes white, a grizzled mat over withered dugs.’
    ‘She then gently nips the unfed cub to place it near her dugs.’
    1. 1.1archaic A woman's breast.
      ‘Witches' breasts are usually depicted in art as flat, hanging dugs; they represent the underside of Western eroticism, with its glorification of firm, youthful bosoms.’
      ‘As soon as breasts hang like dugs, the belly fills out and the thighs start to crease like a Shar Pei puppy, it's not about the looks anymore, it's about what they supply.’
      mammary gland, mamma

Origin

Mid 16th century possibly of Old Norse origin and related to Swedish dägga, Danish dægge ‘suckle’.

Pronunciation

dug

/dʌɡ/