sug

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See also: súg and sūg

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From "selling under the guise of research".

Verb[edit]

sug (third-person singular simple present sugs, present participle sugging, simple past and past participle sugged)

  1. (informal) To market a product or service by means of purported market research.

Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

sug (plural not attested)

  1. (informal) sugar; sweetheart (as a term of endearment)
    • 2011, Yvette Wright, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Side of Black Women (page 124)
      “Hey, sug, let's go into the family room so we don't wake up your daddy, OK?”
    • 2013, James Oseland, ‎Giles Coren, ‎Tamasin Day-Lewis, A Fork In The Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery On The Road
      She called everybody sug, as in sugar, as in, 'Listen, sug, could you get me another Manhattan?'

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Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin sūgō. Compare Daco-Romanian suge, sug.

Verb[edit]

sug (past participle suptã)

  1. I suck.

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin sabūcus, variant of sambūcus. Compare Daco-Romanian soc.

Noun[edit]

sug m

  1. elder, elderberry tree

Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Finnish suku.

Noun[edit]

sug

  1. kind
  2. sort
  3. gender
  4. relative

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

sug

  1. rafsi of sunga.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

sug

  1. imperative of suge

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

sug

  1. imperative of suga

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sug

  1. first-person singular present tense form of suge.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of suge.
  3. third-person plural present tense form of suge.

Somali[edit]

Verb[edit]

sug

  1. to wait

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sug

  1. imperative of suga.

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

sug (plural sugs)

  1. suction

Declension[edit]