Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
early 13c., "to inspire fear or loathing;" mid-14c. "to feel fear or loathing," from Old Norse ugga "to fear, dread" (see ugly). Related: Ugging.
Etymology 1 alt. 1 (context obsolete English) fear; horror. 2 (context dialectal English) A surfeit. n. 1 (context obsolete English) fear; horror. 2 (context dialectal English) A surfeit. Etymology 2
alt. 1 (context obsolete English) To feel dread, loathing or disgust. 2 (context obsolete English) To fear, feel horror; shudder with horror. vb. 1 (context obsolete English) To feel dread, loathing or disgust. 2 (context obsolete English) To fear, feel horror; shudder with horror. Etymology 3
sym. (alternative spelling of µg English)
UG, U.G., or Ug may refer to:
- U. G. Krishnamurti (1918–2007), a speaker and philosopher
- Unidade Galega, a Galician nationalist and social democratic political coalition
- Uganda (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 and top-level domain country code)
- Ug (book), a children's book by Raymond Briggs
- Ultimate Guitar Archive, a large guitarist community website
- Universal grammar, a theory of linguistics postulating principles of grammar
- Uyghur language (ISO 639-1 language code)
- Gravitational potential energy (Ug), potential energy associated with gravitational force
- Sevenair (IATA code is UG), an airline based in Tunisia
- Universal Genève, a Swiss watch company
- User guide or user's guide, an instruction manual
- Utility graph, a mathematical graph used in the "water, gas, and electricity" problem
- The Cartoon Network show Uncle Grandpa
Ug is a children's book by Raymond Briggs. In 2001 it won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Silver Award.
Usage examples of "ug".
Or Ugred has managed to give us more time by deferring an announcement.
It was Ugred, in the central communications and security section of the station, who could then send the coded message to those waiting to hear, and act upon it.