What does STAG mean?

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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

  10. Origin: [Icel. steggr the male of several animals; or a doubtful AS. stagga. Cf. Steg.]


  1. Stag

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stag

    stag, n. the male deer, esp. one of the red deer:—fem. Hind: a speculator who applies for shares or stock in new concerns quoted at a premium, hoping to obtain an allotment and secure a profit without holding the stock, one who sells new securities quoted at a premium before allotment.—v.t. to follow, to dog, to shadow.—v.i. to act as a stag on the stock-exchange.—ns. Stag′-bee′tle, a genus of Lamellicorn beetles, nearly allied to the Scarabees, the males with large projecting mandibles; Stag′-dance, -part′y, a dance or party of men only; Stag′hound, a name applied both to the buck-hound and the Scottish deer-hound. [Ice. steggr, a male animal, stiga, to mount.]

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Anagrams for STAG »

  1. tags

  2. gats

  3. gast


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of STAG in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of STAG in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Joe Ariyaratnman:

    Stag had delivered a strong production performance over the life of the field but it was now mature and no longer core to the company's strategy.

  2. Tom Martin:

    We asked them what they were doing for their stag and hen dos, meghan said, ‘I’m not sure — it’s sorted but it will be fun.’ Another woman shared a video of Markle complimenting her pink nails while greeting the crowd.

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