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American English: /dʒəɡ/
British English: /dʒʌɡ/

Translation of jug in Spanish:


  • 1 (large)
    (for milk, cream) jarrita (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Place the lavender flowers in a wide jug and pour the cream over them.
    • Beat the rest of the sugar, milk, eggs and vanilla in a jug and pour over the croissants.
    • Supposedly, this is a guy pouring water from a jug.
    Example sentences
    • From behind the fridge door, Allan peered out with his mouth leaving a soda jug.
    • Do not, under any circumstances, place the juice in a jug, stopper the jug with a cork, and allow it to sit in a cool, dry place for eighteen to twenty-one days.
    • Ellie enters the room carrying a kettle and a jug containing milk.
  • 2 (prison) [slang]he's in (the) jug
    está a la sombra [colloquial]
    está en chirona (Spain) or (Mexico) en el tambo or (South America) en (la) cana [slang]
    Example sentences
    • If I wasn't put in the jug, they wanted to kill me.
    • Crenshaw has spent long enough in the jug to know what he is talking about, but his crimes have always been those of stupidity rather than those of a hardened career criminal.

transitive verb -gg-

  • 1 (Cookery)
    Example sentences
    • I remember still the rich, dense jugged hare I ate then, served from its own shining copper pot; 25 years on, jugged hare is still on the menu although today the marinade contains Chinese five spices.
    • The seven-course meal included such delicacies as oyster sauce, jugged hare and a topical Alexandra pudding.
    • The recipe for northern Italian jugged hare also incorporates a little chocolate at the end.
  • 2 (prosecute and imprison) (American English) [colloquial]
    procesar y poner entre rejas [colloquial]
    procesar y encanar or (Spain) enchironar [colloquial]
    procesar y meter en el bote (Mexico) (Venezuela) [colloquial]
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