What does it mean to be called a spud?
Likewise, people ask, what does the nickname Spud mean?
Spud. as a boys' name. An American slang term for a potato. Also used as an affectionate nickname for boys.
Additionally, why is a hole in a sock called a spud? Australian Word Map Contributor's comments: My grandma [from Central West NSW, then Sydney] used to call holes in socks spuds, but I was always under the impression that they were called so because the exposed roughly circular pattern of exposed skin resembled a two-dimensional picture of a potato.
Also question is, what does spud mean in UK?
d ) 1. an informal word for potato (sense 1)
What is the difference between a potato and a spud?
As nouns the difference between spud and potato is that spud is (obsolete) a dagger while potato is a plant tuber, solanum tuberosum , eaten as a starchy vegetable, particularly in the americas and europe.