What does the word pug mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A pug - dog.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A monkey.

Usage examples for pug

  1. This disagreeable animal, a perfect type of what might be called a " church- goer's pug," answered to the name of " My Lord." – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  2. It moves the pug- mill, the jollies, and the marvellous batting machines, dries the unfired clay, heats the printers' stoves, and warms the offices where the 'jacket- men' dwell. – Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett
  3. Then I caught my little son Putting mustard in a bun; Going to give it to the pug. – Punch, or the London Charivari, November 4th 1893 by Various