Ug in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is ug a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ug is a Scrabble US word. The word ug is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

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Is ug a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ug is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

U1G2

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Definitions and meaning of ug

ug

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʌɡ/

Etymology 1

From Middle English ugge, from Old Norse uggr (fear, apprehension, dread), related to Old Norse ógn (terror, threat, dispute) and agi (terror, strife, fear, punishment). More at awe.

Alternative forms

  • ugg, oug

Noun

ug (plural ugs)

  1. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) A feeling of fear, horror or disgust.
  2. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) An object of disgust.
  3. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) Vomited matter.
  4. (Northumbria) A surfeit.
Synonyms
  • (fear; horror): dread, fright; see also Thesaurus:fear
  • (digust): distaste, loathsomeness, revulsion
  • (object of disgust): abomination
  • (vomit): chunder, sick; see also Thesaurus:vomit
  • (surfeit): glut, surplus; see also Thesaurus:excess
Derived terms
  • ugfou
  • uggin
  • ugsome
  • ugsomely
  • ugsomeness
Related terms
  • ugly

References

  • Wright, Joseph (1905) The English Dialect Dictionary[1], volume 6, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 298

Etymology 2

From Middle English uggen, from Old Norse ugga (to fear), see above.

Alternative forms

  • ugg, oug

Verb

ug (third-person singular simple present ugs, present participle ugging, simple past and past participle ugged)

  1. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To dread, loathe or disgust.
  2. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To fear, be horrified; shudder with horror.
  3. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To vomit.
  4. (Northumbria, obsolete) To give a surfeit to.
Synonyms
  • (feel abhorrence): abhor, loathe; see also Thesaurus:hate. Alternatively: nauseate, sicken.
  • (vomit): heave, pray to the porcelain god, throw up; see also Thesaurus:regurgitate

References

  • The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1914
  • Wright, Joseph (1905) The English Dialect Dictionary[2], volume 6, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 298

Etymology 3

Derived from the similarity between the letter u and the Greek letter µ.

Symbol

ug

  1. Alternative spelling of µg

Etymology 4

From Icelandic uggi (fin).

Noun

ug (plural ugs)

  1. (Caithness, Scotland) The pectoral fin of a fish.
Synonyms
  • pectoral

References

  • Wright, Joseph (1905) The English Dialect Dictionary[3], volume 6, Oxford: Oxford University Press, page 298

Anagrams

  • GU, gu

Cebuano

Conjunction

ug

  1. and

Waray-Waray

Conjunction

ug

  1. and

Source: wiktionary.org
  • UFOLOGIST, one interested in ufos.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)