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shag 1

 (shăg)
n.
1. A tangle or mass, especially of rough matted hair.
2.
a. A coarse long nap, as on a woolen cloth.
b. Cloth having such a nap.
3. A rug with a thick rough pile.
4. Coarse shredded tobacco.
tr.v. shagged, shag·ging, shags
To make shaggy; roughen.

[Middle English *shagge, from Old English sceacga, matted hair.]

shag 2

 (shăg)
n.
A dance step of the 1930s consisting of a hop on each foot in turn.
intr.v. shagged, shag·ging, shags
To perform or execute this dance.

[Origin unknown.]

shag 3

 (shăg)
n.
Any of several cormorants, especially Phalacrocorax aristotelis of Europe and North Africa.

[Perhaps from its shaggy crest.]

shag 4

 (shăg)
tr.v. shagged, shag·ging, shags
1. To chase and bring back; fetch.
2. Baseball To chase and catch (fly balls) in practice.

[Perhaps from obsolete shag, to shake.]

shag 5

 (shăg)
v. shagged, shag·ging, shags Chiefly British Vulgar Slang
v.tr.
To engage in sexual intercourse with.
v.intr.
To engage in sexual intercourse.

[Perhaps from obsolete shag, to shake, wiggle.]

shag

(ʃæɡ)
n
1. a matted tangle, esp of hair, wool, etc
2. (Textiles) a napped fabric, usually a rough wool
3. (Plants) shredded coarse tobacco
vb, shags, shagging or shagged
(tr) to make shaggy
[Old English sceacga; related to sceaga shaw1, Old Norse skegg beard, skagi tip, skōgr forest]

shag

(ʃæɡ)
n
1. (Animals) a cormorant, esp the green cormorant (Phalacrocorax aristotelis)
2. like a shag on a rock slang Austral abandoned and alone
[C16: special use of shag1, with reference to its crest]

shag

(ʃæɡ)
vb, shags, shagging or shagged
1. to have sexual intercourse with (a person)
2. (often foll by: out; usually passive) to exhaust; tire
n
an act of sexual intercourse
[C20: of unknown origin]
Usage: Though still likely to cause offence to many older or more conservative people, this word has lost a lot of its shock value of late. It seems to have a jocular, relaxed connotation, which most of the other words in this field do not. No doubt its acceptability has been accelerated by its use in the title of an Austin Powers film. Interestingly, though advertisements for the film caused a large number of complaints to the British Advertising Standards Authority, they were not upheld

shag1

(ʃæg)

n., v. shagged, shag•ging. n.
1. 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.
4. a long, thick pile or nap.
5. a rug or carpet with a thick, shaggy pile.
6. a coarse tobacco cut into fine shreds.
v.t., v.i.
7. to make or become rough or shaggy.
[before 1050; Old English sceacga (wooly) hair; c. Old Norse skegg beard]

shag2

(ʃæg)

n.
any of several small cormorants, esp. Phalacrocoraxaristotelis, of European coasts.
[1560–70; perhaps identical with shag1]

shag4

(ʃæg)

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.
[1910–15, Amer.; orig. uncertain]

shag


Past participle: shagged
Gerund: shagging

Imperative
shag
shag
Present
I shag
you shag
he/she/it shags
we shag
you shag
they shag
Preterite
I shagged
you shagged
he/she/it shagged
we shagged
you shagged
they shagged
Present Continuous
I am shagging
you are shagging
he/she/it is shagging
we are shagging
you are shagging
they are shagging
Present Perfect
I have shagged
you have shagged
he/she/it has shagged
we have shagged
you have shagged
they have shagged
Past Continuous
I was shagging
you were shagging
he/she/it was shagging
we were shagging
you were shagging
they were shagging
Past Perfect
I had shagged
you had shagged
he/she/it had shagged
we had shagged
you had shagged
they had shagged
Future
I will shag
you will shag
he/she/it will shag
we will shag
you will shag
they will shag
Future Perfect
I will have shagged
you will have shagged
he/she/it will have shagged
we will have shagged
you will have shagged
they will have shagged
Future Continuous
I will be shagging
you will be shagging
he/she/it will be shagging
we will be shagging
you will be shagging
they will be shagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shagging
you have been shagging
he/she/it has been shagging
we have been shagging
you have been shagging
they have been shagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shagging
you will have been shagging
he/she/it will have been shagging
we will have been shagging
you will have been shagging
they will have been shagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shagging
you had been shagging
he/she/it had been shagging
we had been shagging
you had been shagging
they had been shagging
Conditional
I would shag
you would shag
he/she/it would shag
we would shag
you would shag
they would shag
Past Conditional
I would have shagged
you would have shagged
he/she/it would have shagged
we would have shagged
you would have shagged
they would have shagged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shag - a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded
baccy, tobacco - leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
2.shag - a matted tangle of hair or fiber; "the dog's woolly shag"
tangle - a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; "they carved their way through the tangle of vines"
3.shag - a fabric with long coarse nap; "he bought a shag rug"
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
shag rug - a rug with long pile
4.shag - slang for sexual intercourseshag - slang for sexual intercourse  
carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, copulation, intercourse, relation, congress - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
dirty word, vulgarism, obscenity, smut, filth - an offensive or indecent word or phrase
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
5.shag - a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn
social dancing - dancing as part of a social occasion
Verb1.shag - dance the shag
trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, dance - move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance; "My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

shag

(Brit. taboo slang)
verb
1. have sex with, sleep with, fuck (taboo slang), screw (taboo slang), have (taboo slang), lay (taboo slang), roger (taboo slang), bang (taboo slang), shaft (taboo slang), poke (taboo slang), lie with (archaic), hump (taboo slang), go to bed with, have sexual intercourse with, get it on with (informal), do the business with, fornicate with (archaic), have your way with He'd love to shag her. Moments later, they were shagging in the bathroom.
noun
1. screw (taboo slang), lay (taboo slang), fuck (taboo slang), rogering (taboo slang) a spy movie with car chases, a murder and a shag
Translations

shag

1 [ʃæg] Ntabaco m picado

shag

2 [ʃæg] N (Orn) → cormorán m moñudo

shag

3 [ʃæg] (Brit)
A. Npolvo m
to have a shag >echar un polvo
B. VTjoder
C. VIjoder

shag

4 [ʃæg] N (= carpet) → tripe m

shag

[ˈʃæg]
n
(= cormorant) → cormoran m huppé
(British) (= sex) to have a shag → baiser
vt (British) (= have sex with) → baiser avec
vi (British) (= have sex) → baiser

shag

1
n
(= tobacco)Shag m
(of carpet etc)Flor m; shag-pile carpetlangfloriger Teppich

shag

2
n (Orn) → Krähenscharbe f

shag

3 (Brit sl)
n (= intercourse, partner)Nummer f (inf); to have a shageine Nummer machen (inf); shag buddyFickpartner(in) m(f) (vulg)
vt
(= have sex)bumsen (inf)
to be shagged outvoll am Ende sein (sl)
vibumsen (inf)

shag

[ʃæg]
1. n
a. (bird) → cormorano
b. (tobacco) → trinciato forte
2. adj shag pile rug/carpettappeto folto/moquette f inv folta
3. vt (Brit) (fam!) → scopare (fam!)
References in classic literature ?
I lent the ostlers a hand in rubbing down their horses, and received in exchange twopence, a glass of half and half, two fills of shag tobacco, and as much information as I could desire about Miss Adler, to say nothing of half a dozen other people in the neighbourhood in whom I was not in the least interested, but whose biographies I was compelled to listen to.
When you pass Bradley's, would you ask him to send up a pound of the strongest shag tobacco.
A second witness testified to having seen him wearing "a blue coat with silver buttons, a red waistcoat, black shag breeches, tartan hose, and a feathered hat, with a big coat, dun coloured," a costume referred to by one of the counsel as "French cloathes which were remarkable.
The coachman, Terenty, fastened the horses, who kept whisking away the flies, to a tree, and, treading down the grass, lay down in the shade of a birch and smoked his shag, while the never-ceasing shrieks of delight of the children floated across to him from the bathing-place.
The wonderful Wizard had asked to join the party, and with him came his friend the Shaggy Man, who was shaggy but not ragged, being dressed in fine silks with satin shags and bobtails.
Rich but shaggy laces were at his throat; a coat with shaggy edges was decorated with diamond buttons; the velvet breeches had jeweled buckles at the knees and shags all around the bottoms.
His coat was of rose-colored velvet, trimmed with shags and bobtails, with buttons of blood-red rubies and golden shags around the edges.
This is SHAG the store's fifth year participating during Palm Springs Modernism Week and SHAG has apparently designed some cool retro inspired products (like glassware) specifically for the event.
January's Shag Classic, a three-day charity event benefitting women with cancer and their families, showcases elite recipients of beach music's 2014 CAMMY Awards, including Male Vocalist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Group of the Year, and Best Live Production Award.
In 2013, his image of a shag and its chick on the Farne Islands, titled Watchful Eye, was highly commended in the competition.
Nourison unveiled several new shag lines with patterns, including Galway, made in Turkey, and Brisbane, made of polypropylene.
The area s lack of any legal conservation status, however, poses a major threat to the favourable conservation status of significant part of the Mediterranean shag population.