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Ug

Ug

See also: ug, UG, and .ug

English

Proper noun

Ug

  1. A male given name
  2. (humorous) Popular supposed name for a caveman or other prehistoric man.

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ug

ug

See also: UG, Ug, and .ug

English

Alternative forms

Noun

ug (plural ugs)

  1. (obsolete) Fear; horror.
  2. (dialectal) A surfeit.
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Etymology 2

From Middle English uggen, from Old Norse ugga (to fear), see above.

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Verb

ug (third-person singular simple present ugs, present participle ugging, simple past and past participle ugged)

  1. (obsolete) To dread, loathe or disgust.
  2. (obsolete) To fear, be horrified; shudder with horror.

References

  • The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1914

Etymology 3

Derived from the similarity between the letter u and the Greek letter µ.

Symbol

ug

  1. Alternative spelling of µg

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