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Is nug a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word nug is a Scrabble US word. The word nug is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

N1U1G2

Is nug a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word nug is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

N1U1G2

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You can make 7 words from 'nug' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'nug'

GNU 4GUN 4
NUG 4 

2 letters words from 'nug'

GU 3NU 2
UG 3UN 2

All 3 letters words made out of nug

nug ung ngu gnu ugn gun

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Definitions and meaning of nug

nug

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

  • nudge

Noun

nug (plural nugs)

  1. (West Country) lump; block

References

  • Wright, Joseph (1903) The English Dialect Dictionary[1], volume 4, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 309

Etymology 2

From nugget, from the sense above.

Pronunciation

Noun

nug (plural nugs)

  1. (slang) A piece of marijuana.
    • 2006, Jason King, The Cannabible 3, p. 25:
      A deep inhalation of a fresh ground-up nug leaves you with a giant smile and a tingly nose.
  2. (slang) A chicken nugget.
    • 2012, Mike Lacher, On the Bro'd: A Parody of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road (page 71)
      A lotta times I grabbed bags of frozen chicken nuggets to take home. “You know what they say,” Ricky would be like. “Dude's gotta have nugs.”
Synonyms
  • bud

References

  • The Routledge dictionary of modern American slang and unconventional English, by Tom Dalzell, Eric Partridge, p. 703

Etymology 3

Noun

nug (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of noog (Guizotia abyssinica)

Anagrams

  • GNU, Ngu, UNG, Ung, gnu, gun

Welsh

Verb

nug

  1. Nasal mutation of dug.

Mutation


White Hmong

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nu˧˩̤/

Verb

nug

  1. to ask; to question.

References

  • Heimbach, Ernest E. (1979) White Hmong — English Dictionary[2], SEAP Publications, →ISBN.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a chunk of wood sawn from a log.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)