Synonyms of tug in English:



  • 1 Benjamin tugged at her sleeve
    tweak, twitch, jerk, wrench, wrest;
    grab, clutch, catch hold of
    informal yank
  • 2 she tugged him towards the door
    drag, pull, draw, haul, heave, tow, trail
    informal lug
  • noun

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  • the ropes still held but one good tug would do it
    informal yank
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