Definitions For Tug


  • A sudden abrupt pull
  • A powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
  • An act of pulling on something : a quick pull
  • A strong pulling force


  • Struggle in opposition
  • Pull hard
  • Pull or strain hard at
  • Move by pulling hard
  • Carry with difficulty
  • Tow (a vessel) with a tug
  • Strive and make an effort to reach a goal
  • To pull something with a quick, forceful movement

Is Tugs a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Tug is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tug in a Sentence

  • I felt someone tugging on my sleeve.
  • She tugged the cord until the plug came out of the wall socket.
  • He felt a gentle tug on his sleeve.
  • Gave the man in front a tug on his shirtsleeve as a sign that he was supposed to step aside

Synonyms for Tug

Antonyms for Tugs

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