verb (tugg, ing)
- a sudden powerful pull
- (nautical) a tugboat
- (transitive) to pull or drag with great effort
- The police officers tugged the drunkard out of the pub.
- (transitive) to pull hard repeatedly
- He lost his patience trying to undo his shoe-lace, but tugging it made the knot even tighter.
- (transitive) to tow by tugboat
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