Definitions for SHAGʃæg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

shagʃæg(n.; v.)shagged, shag•ging.

  1. (n.)rough, matted hair, wool, or the like.

  2. a mass of this.

  3. a hairstyle in which the hair is cut in layers downward from the crown.

    Category: Clothing

  4. a long, thick pile or nap.

    Category: Textiles

  5. a rug or carpet with a thick, shaggy pile.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Textiles

  6. a coarse tobacco cut into fine shreds.

  7. (v.i.)to make or become rough or shaggy.

Origin of shag:

bef. 1050; OE sceacga (wooly) hair; c. ON skegg beard


  1. any of several small cormorants, esp. Phalacrocoraxaristotelis, of European coasts.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of shag:

1560–70; perh. identical with shag1

shagʃæg(v.t.)shagged, shag•ging.

  1. to chase or follow after; pursue.

  2. to go after and bring back; fetch.

  3. to retrieve and throw back (fly balls) in batting practice.

    Category: Sport

Origin of shag:

1910–15,Amer.; orig. uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shag(noun)

    a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded

  2. shag(noun)

    a matted tangle of hair or fiber

    "the dog's woolly shag"

  3. shag(noun)

    a fabric with long coarse nap

    "he bought a shag rug"

  4. fuck, fucking, screw, screwing, ass, nooky, nookie, piece of ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, shag, shtup(noun)

    slang for sexual intercourse

  5. shag(verb)

    a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn

  6. shag(verb)

    dance the shag


  1. shag(Noun)

    Several species of sea birds in the family Phalacrocoracidae (cormorant family), especially the common shag or European shag, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, found on European and African coasts.

  2. shag(Noun)

    A swing dance.

  3. shag(Noun)

    An act of sexual intercourse.

  4. shag

    A sexual partner

  5. shag(Verb)

    To shake, wiggle around.

  6. shag(Verb)

    To have sexual intercourse with.

  7. shag

    To masturbate.

  8. shag

    To chase after; especially : to chase after and return (a ball) hit usually out of play

  9. shag(Noun)

    A fundraising dance in honour of a couple engaged to be married.

  10. Origin: sceacga, akin to Old Norse skegg, beard (compare Danish skæg, spelling before the writing reform of 1948: skjæg, Norwegian skjegg, Swedish skägg), from Old Norse skaga, to protrude.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shag(noun)

    coarse hair or nap; rough, woolly hair

  2. Shag(noun)

    a kind of cloth having a long, coarse nap

  3. Shag(noun)

    a kind of prepared tobacco cut fine

  4. Shag(noun)

    any species of cormorant

  5. Shag(adj)

    hairy; shaggy

  6. Shag(verb)

    to make hairy or shaggy; hence, to make rough


  1. Shag

    Josh Agle is an American artist, better known by the nickname Shag.

Anagrams of SHAG

  1. Gash

  2. Hags


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