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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

stagstæg(n.; adj.; adv.; v.)stagged, stag•ging.

  1. (n.)an adult male deer.

    Category: Mammals, Zoology

  2. the male of various other animals.

    Category: Mammals, Zoology

  3. a man who attends a social gathering unaccompanied by a woman.

  4. Category: Informal

    Ref: stag party.

  5. a swine or bull castrated after maturation of the sex organs.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

  6. (adj.)of or for men only:

    a stag dinner.

  7. intended for male audiences and usu. pornographic in content:

    a stag show.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  8. (adv.)without a companion or date:

    to go stag.

  9. (v.i.)(of a man) to attend a social function without a female companion.

    Category: Informal

Origin of stag:

1150–1200; akin to ON steggi, steggr male bird, Icel steggur male fox, tomcat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hart, stag(noun)

    a male deer, especially an adult male red deer

  2. stag(verb)

    adult male deer

  3. stag(verb)

    attend a dance or a party without a female companion

  4. denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag(verb)

    give away information about somebody

    "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"

  5. spy, stag, snoop, sleuth(verb)

    watch, observe, or inquire secretly


  1. stag(Noun)

    An adult male deer.

  2. stag(Noun)

    A colt, or filly.

  3. stag(Noun)

    A romping girl.

  4. stag(Noun)

    An improperly or late castrated bull or ram u2013 called also a bull seg. See the Note under ox.

  5. stag(Noun)

    An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange.

  6. stag(Noun)

    One who applies for the allotment of shares in new projects, with a view to sell immediately at a premium, and not to hold the stock.

  7. stag(Noun)

    The European wren.

  8. stag(Noun)

    An unmarried male, a bachelor; a male not accompanying a female at a social event.

  9. stag(Noun)

    A social event for males held in honor of a groom on the eve of his wedding, attended by male friends of the groom, sometimes a fund-raiser.

    The stag will be held in the hotel's ballroom

  10. stag(Verb)

    To act as a "stag", an irregular dealer in stocks.

  11. stag(Verb)

    To watch; to dog, or keep track of.

  12. stag(Adverb)

    Of a man, attending a formal social function without a date.

    My brother went stag to prom because he couldn't find a date.

  13. Origin: From steg, stagge, from stagga, stacga and steggi, steggr, both from staggijô, from stegʰ-. Cognate with steggi, steggur and shtagë. Related to staggard, staggon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stag(noun)

    the adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus), a large European species closely related to the American elk, or wapiti

  2. Stag(noun)

    the male of certain other species of large deer

  3. Stag(noun)

    a colt, or filly; also, a romping girl

  4. Stag(noun)

    a castrated bull; -- called also bull stag, and bull seg. See the Note under Ox

  5. Stag(noun)

    an outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange

  6. Stag(noun)

    one who applies for the allotment of shares in new projects, with a view to sell immediately at a premium, and not to hold the stock

  7. Stag(noun)

    the European wren

  8. Stag(verb)

    to act as a "stag", or irregular dealer in stocks

  9. Stag(verb)

    to watch; to dog, or keep track of


  1. Stag

    Stag is the eighth album by Melvins, which was released in 1996 through Atlantic Records.

Anagrams of stag

  1. tags

  2. gats

  3. gast

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a male deer, especially a red deer.

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