See also: súg and sūg

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the initial letters of selling under the guise of research.

VerbEdit

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 2Edit

Shortening.

NounEdit

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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AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch zuchten, from Middle Dutch suchten, from Old Dutch *sūfton.

VerbEdit

sug (present sug, present participle sugtende, past participle gesug)

  1. (intransitive, transitive) to sigh

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch zucht, from Middle Dutch sucht, socht, from Old Dutch *suft (sigh, sip), from Proto-Germanic *suf- (to sip).

NounEdit

sug (plural sugte, diminutive suggie)

  1. A sigh.

AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin sūgō. Compare Romanian suge, sug.

VerbEdit

sug (past participle suptã)

  1. I suck.

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

sug m

  1. elder, elderberry tree

LivonianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish suku.

NounEdit

sug

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

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

sug

  1. imperative of suge

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

sug

  1. imperative of suga

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sug

  1. inflection of suge:
    1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. third-person plural present indicative

SomaliEdit

VerbEdit

sug

  1. to wait

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

sug

  1. imperative of suga.

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

sug (nominative plural sugs)

  1. suction

DeclensionEdit