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Adjective: plugged  plúgd
  1. Completely obstructed or closed off
    "the drain was plugged";
    - blocked
  2. (of a coin) altered by the insertion of a plug of base metal
Verb: plug (plugged,plugging)  plúg
  1. Fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug
    "plug the hole";
    - stop up, secure
  2. [informal] Persist in working hard
    "Students must plug away at this problem";
    - plug away
  3. [N. Amer, informal] Deliver a quick blow to
    "he plugged me in the stomach";
    - punch, dong [Austral, NZ, informal]
  4. Advertise; praise the qualities of something in order to sell or promote
  5. Insert a plug into
    "plug the wall"
  6. Insert as a plug
    "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"
  7. Replace the centre of a coin with a baser metal
    "plug a nickle"

See also: obstructed

Type of: advertise, advertize [US, non-standard], close, enclose, fill up, flack [N. Amer, informal], hang in, hang on, hit, hold on, inclose, insert, introduce, persevere, persist, promote, push, put in, stick in

Encyclopedia: Plugged