Dressed in Jean Paul Gaultier, the cover is slugged with “Boy who shook the fashion world.”
Perry and Romney slugged it out at CNN's debate—and Lone Star strategists Paul Begala and Mark McKinnon butt heads on the outcome.
Gingrich strapped on his helmet, slugged down some sake, jumped in his Zero, and dive-bombed into the SS Romney.
In her court declaration, Michelle Ghent Howard says her new husband “slugged” her in the face and neck.
The men rushed and slugged and clinched and tugged, and when they fell, got up and went at it again.
He slugged his way free and fled to the safety of his stateroom.
He had struck Four-eyes squarely on the flat nose, and it felt as if he had slugged an anvil.
On the other side of me, one guy let go with a rifle that slugged the other bird in the middle.
Scotty snapped on the light just as the man Rick had slugged staggered to his feet, blinking.
"We might have the light that slugged us to thank for that," he said.
"shell-less land snail," 1704, originally "lazy person" (early 15c.); related to sluggard.
"lead bit," 1620s, perhaps a special use of slug (n.1), perhaps on some supposed resemblance. Meaning "token or counterfeit coin" first recorded 1881; meaning "strong drink" first recorded 1756, perhaps from slang fire a slug "take a drink," though it also may be related to Irish slog "swallow." Journalism sense is from 1925, originally a short guideline for copy editors at the head of a story.
"deliver a hard blow with the fist," 1862, from slug (n.3). Related: Slugged; slugging. Slugging-match is from 1878.
[fr British dialect slog, probably ultimately fr Old English slagan, cognate with German schlagen]
To suffer the terrible effects of chemical attack
[Gulf War armed forces; acronym fr salivate, lachrymate, urinate, and defecate]
To avoid work and responsibility; shirk: No one accused Bo of sluffing
[1951+; fr slough off]