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Is rug a Scrabble word?

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

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Is rug a Scrabble UK word?

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

R1U1G2

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Yes. The word rug is a Words With Friends word. The word rug is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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3 letters words from 'rug'

GUR 4RUG 4

2 letters words from 'rug'

GU 3UG 3
UR 2 

All 3 letters words made out of rug

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Definitions and meaning of rug

rug

Etymology

Origin uncertain; probably of North Germanic origin, compare dialectal Norwegian rugga (coarse coverlet), Swedish rugg (rough entangled hair), from Old Norse rǫgg (shagginess; tuft), from Proto-Germanic *rawwō (long wool), related to English rag and rough.

Pronunciation

  • enPR: rŭg, IPA(key): /ɹʌɡ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌɡ

Noun

rug (plural rugs)

  1. A partial covering for a floor. [1624]
  2. (Britain, Australia) A (usually thick) piece of fabric used for warmth (especially on a bed); a blanket. [1591]
    • 1855, William Howitt, A Boy′s Adventures in the Wilds of Australia: or, Herbert′s Note-Book, page 254,
      They then cut down a quantity of gum-tree leaves for a bed, and threw their rugs upon them ready for bed-time.
    • 1906 July 27, Government Gazette of Western Australia, page 2297,
      Furnish every sleeping apartment with a sufficient number of toilet utensils and bedsteads, and sufficient bedding so that each bed shall be provided with a mattress, two sheets, a rug, and, in winter time, not less than one additional rug.
    • 1950 April, Dental Journal of Australia, Volume 22, page 181,
      My own son had a bunny rug of which he was very fond and on being put to bed he would always demand his “bunny rug to suck his finger with.″
    • 1958, Arthur Hailey, John Castle. Runway Zero-Eight. Bantham Books
      She tucked in a rug round the woman. “How’s that?” The woman nodded gratefully.
    • 1997, Alan Sharpe, Vivien Encel, Murder!: 25 True Australian Crimes, page 22,
      He brought with him a rug and a sheet, and lay down by the fire.
  3. (historical, now rare) A kind of coarse, heavy frieze, formerly used for clothing. [1547]
    • (Can we date this quote by Holinshed and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      They spin the choicest rug in Ireland. A friend of mine [] repaired to Paris Garden clad in one of these Waterford rugs.
  4. (historical, now rare) A cloak or mantle made of such a frieze. [1577]
  5. (obsolete, rare) A person wearing a rug. [1627]
  6. A cloth covering for a horse. [1790]
  7. (obsolete, rare) A dense layer of natural vegetation that precludes the growth of crops. [1792]
  8. (slang) The female pubic hair. [1893]
  9. A rough, woolly, or shaggy dog.
  10. (slang) A wig; a hairpiece. [1940]
  11. (colloquial) A dense growth of chest hair. [1954]

Usage notes

  • (partial floor covering): The terms rug and carpet are not precise synonyms: a rug covers part of the floor; a carpet covers most or a large area of the floor; a fitted carpet runs wall-to-wall.

Synonyms

  • (small carpet): carpet, mat
  • (wig): toupee, wig

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

rug (third-person singular simple present rugs, present participle rugging, simple past and past participle rugged)

  1. (Scotland) To pull roughly or hastily; to plunder; to spoil; to tear.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Walter Scott to this entry?)

Derived terms

  • rug up

Adjective

rug (comparative more rug, superlative most rug)

  1. (Britain, dialect, obsolete) snug; cosy

Further reading

  • rug in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • rug in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.
  • rug at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • GRU

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch rug.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rœχ/

Noun

rug (plural rûe or rûens, diminutive ruggie)

  1. (plural chiefly rûe) back (rear of the body)
  2. (plural chiefly rûens) hill; ridge

Aromanian

Etymology 1

From Latin rubus. Compare Romanian rug.

Alternative forms

  • rugu, arug, arugu

Noun

rug m (plural rudz)

  1. wild rose, raspberry bush, bramble bush
Synonyms
  • pilivuri, zigrã, mãcesh, bubzel

Etymology 2

Probably a semi-learned term or borrowing from Latin rogus, as with its Romanian cognate rug (or modeled after it). Less likely inherited.

Noun

rug m (plural rudz)

  1. funeral pyre

Danish

Etymology

From Old Danish rugh, from Old Norse rugr, from Proto-Germanic *rugiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wrugʰyo-. Compare Norwegian Bokmål rug, Swedish råg, Icelandic rúgur, Dutch rogge, Low German Rogg, German Roggen, English rye.

Noun

rug c (singular definite rugen, not used in plural form)

  1. rye (Secale cereale)

Verb

rug

  1. imperative of ruge

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch rugge, from Old Dutch ruggi, from Proto-Germanic *hrugjaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rʏx/
  • Rhymes: -ʏx
  • Hyphenation: rug

Noun

rug m (plural ruggen, diminutive ruggetje n or rugje n)

  1. back
  2. (geology) ridge

Derived terms

  • heuvelrug
  • rugborstel
  • rugtas
  • rugvin
  • rugzak

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: rug

Elfdalian

Noun

rug m

  1. rye (Secale cereale)

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Faroese

Noun

rug

  1. accusative singular indefinite of rugur

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish ·ruc, prototonic form of ro·ucc, perfect tense of beirid.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɾˠʊɡ]

Verb

rug

  1. past analytic of beir

Further reading

  • "rug" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “rug” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “rug” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Manx

Verb

rug (verbal noun ruggal, past participle ruggit)

  1. to bear (give birth to)

Synonyms

  • behr
  • ymmyrk

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse rugr, from Proto-Germanic *rugiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wrugʰyo-. Compare Danish rug, Swedish råg, Icelandic rúgur, Dutch rogge, German Roggen, English rye.

Noun

rug m (definite singular rugen)

  1. rye (the grass Secale cereale or its grains as food)

Derived terms

  • rugbrød

References

  • “rug” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse rugr, from Proto-Germanic *rugiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wrugʰyo-. Compare Danish rug, Swedish råg, Icelandic rúgur, Dutch rogge, German Roggen, English rye.

Noun

rug m (definite singular rugen)

  1. rye (as above)

Derived terms

  • rugbrød

References

  • “rug” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ruk/

Noun

rug f

  1. genitive plural of ruga

Further reading

  • rug in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology 1

From Latin rogus, probably borrowed in the 19th century or semi-learned. The linguists Candrea and Tiktin believed it to be inherited.

Noun

rug n (plural ruguri)

  1. pyre
Declension

Etymology 2

From Latin rubus (bramble, briar), from Proto-Italic *wruðos, from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥dʰo- (sweetbriar). Compare Italian rovo, dialectal rogo. For the sound shift of Latin -b- to -g- in Romanian, compare neg, negura.

Noun

rug m (plural rugi)

  1. bramble
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Declension
Synonyms
  • măceș
Derived terms
  • ruget

References

  • rug in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Scottish Gaelic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rˠuk/

Verb

rug

  1. past tense of beir

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RUFIYAA, a monetary unit of the Maldives.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)