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stag

 (stăg)
n.
1. The adult male of various deer, especially the red deer.
2. An animal, especially a pig, castrated after reaching sexual maturity.
3. A person who attends a social gathering unaccompanied by a partner, especially a man who is unaccompanied by a woman.
4. A social gathering for men only.
adj.
1. Of or for men only: a stag party.
2. Pornographic: stag films.
adv.
Unaccompanied: went to the dance stag.
intr.v. stagged, stag·ging, stags
To attend a social gathering unaccompanied by a partner. Used especially of men.

[Middle English stagge, from Old English stagga; see stegh- in Indo-European roots.]

stag

(stæɡ)
n
1. (Animals) the adult male of a deer, esp a red deer
2. a man unaccompanied by a woman at a social gathering
3. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange
a. a speculator who applies for shares in a new issue in anticipation of a rise in price when trading commences in order to make a quick profit on resale
b. (as modifier): stag operations.
4. (modifier) (of a social gathering) attended by men only
5. (modifier) pornographic in content: a stag show.
adv
without a female escort
vb (tr)
(Stock Exchange) stock exchange to apply for (shares in a new issue) with the intention of selling them for a quick profit when trading commences
[Old English stagga (unattested); related to Old Norse steggr male bird]

stag

(stæg)

n., adj., adv., v. stagged, stag•ging. n.
1. an adult male deer.
2. the male of various other animals.
3. a man who attends a social gathering unaccompanied by a woman.
5. a swine or bull castrated after maturation of the sex organs.
adj.
6. of or for men only: a stag dinner.
7. intended for male audiences and usu. pornographic in content: a stag show.
adv.
8. without a companion or date: to go stag.
v.i.
9. (of a man) to attend a social function without a female companion.
[1150–1200; akin to Old Norse steggi, steggr male bird, Icelandic steggur male fox, tomcat]

stag

- To go in stag meant to "go naked," which influenced the later "stag party."
See also related terms for naked.

stag


Past participle: stagged
Gerund: stagging

Imperative
stag
stag
Present
I stag
you stag
he/she/it stags
we stag
you stag
they stag
Preterite
I stagged
you stagged
he/she/it stagged
we stagged
you stagged
they stagged
Present Continuous
I am stagging
you are stagging
he/she/it is stagging
we are stagging
you are stagging
they are stagging
Present Perfect
I have stagged
you have stagged
he/she/it has stagged
we have stagged
you have stagged
they have stagged
Past Continuous
I was stagging
you were stagging
he/she/it was stagging
we were stagging
you were stagging
they were stagging
Past Perfect
I had stagged
you had stagged
he/she/it had stagged
we had stagged
you had stagged
they had stagged
Future
I will stag
you will stag
he/she/it will stag
we will stag
you will stag
they will stag
Future Perfect
I will have stagged
you will have stagged
he/she/it will have stagged
we will have stagged
you will have stagged
they will have stagged
Future Continuous
I will be stagging
you will be stagging
he/she/it will be stagging
we will be stagging
you will be stagging
they will be stagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stagging
you have been stagging
he/she/it has been stagging
we have been stagging
you have been stagging
they have been stagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stagging
you will have been stagging
he/she/it will have been stagging
we will have been stagging
you will have been stagging
they will have been stagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stagging
you had been stagging
he/she/it had been stagging
we had been stagging
you had been stagging
they had been stagging
Conditional
I would stag
you would stag
he/she/it would stag
we would stag
you would stag
they would stag
Past Conditional
I would have stagged
you would have stagged
he/she/it would have stagged
we would have stagged
you would have stagged
they would have stagged

stag

An investor who buys shares in an IPO with the intention of selling them immediately dealing begins. See also IPO.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stag - a male deer, especially an adult male red deerstag - a male deer, especially an adult male red deer
Cervus elaphus, red deer, wapiti, American elk, elk - common deer of temperate Europe and Asia
2.stag - adult male deer
buck - mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
royal stag, royal - stag with antlers of 12 or more branches
Verb1.stag - attend a dance or a party without a female companion
2.stag - give away information about somebodystag - give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
sell out - give information that compromises others
3.stag - watch, observe, or inquire secretly
monitor, supervise - keep tabs on; keep an eye on; keep under surveillance; "we are monitoring the air quality"; "the police monitor the suspect's moves"
Translations
ذَكَر الأيِّل أو الظَّبي
jelen
kronhjort
keinotellauroshirvivahtia
szarvasbika
hjörtur
vyrų pobūvis
briedis
snorstok
hjortkronhjortoppkjøperutdrikkingslagemisjonsjobber
jeleńkastratrogacz
jeleň
jelen
erkek geyik

stag

[stæg]
A. N
1. (Zool) → ciervo m, venado m
2. (Fin) → especulador(a) m/f con nuevas emisiones
B. CPD stag beetle Nciervo m volante
stag night Ndespedida f de soltero
stag party Nfiesta f de despedida de soltero

stag

[ˈstæg] n
(= deer) → cerf m
(British) (STOCK EXCHANGE)loup m

stag

n
(Zool: = deer) → Hirsch m; (= male animal)Bock m, → Bulle m
(Brit, Fin) → Spekulant(in) m(f) (der/die junge Aktien aufkauft)
(inf)Mann, der solo ist (inf)
adj film, weekend etcfür Männer
adv to go stagsolo ausgehen (inf)

stag

:
staghound
nJagdhund m (für die Hirschjagd)
stag hunt, stag hunting
nHirschjagd f

stag

:
stag night
nSaufabend m (inf)des Bräutigams mit seinen Kumpeln (am Vorabend der Hochzeit)
stag party

stag

[stæg] n (Zool) → cervo (Brit) (Stock Exchange) → rialzista m/f su nuove emissioni

stag

(stӕg) noun
a male deer, especially a red deer.
ˈstag party noun
a party for men only just before one of them gets married (for women see hen party).
References in classic literature ?
Well, no," she said, "you must not say that; but though I am an old horse, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses, and tear up the fields, and all for a hare or a fox, or a stag, that they could get more easily some other way; but we are only horses, and don't know.
He had been accused by an anonymous informer, of having killed a stag in the royal preserves.
Other attendants there were of a different description; two or three large and shaggy greyhounds, such as were then employed in hunting the stag and wolf; as many slow-hounds of a large bony breed, with thick necks, large beads, and long ears; and one or two of the smaller dogs, now called terriers, which waited with impatience the arrival of the supper; but, with the sagacious knowledge of physiognomy peculiar to their race, forbore to intrude upon the moody silence of their master, apprehensive probably of a small white truncheon which lay by Cedric's trencher, for the purpose of repelling the advances of his four-legged dependants.
He had heard, indeed, some curious HOUYHNHNMS observe, that in most herds there was a sort of ruling YAHOO (as among us there is generally some leading or principal stag in a park), who was always more deformed in body, and mischievous in disposition, than any of the rest; that this leader had usually a favourite as like himself as he could get, whose employment was to lick his master's feet and posteriors, and drive the female YAHOOS to his kennel; for which he was now and then rewarded with a piece of ass's flesh.
One day the huntsman roused a stag, and the prince, thinking that the vizir was behind, gave chase, and rode so hard that he found himself alone.
A fine stag had been struck down by one Of Will Stutely's fellows, and he and others had stepped forth from the covert to seize it, when twenty bowmen from Nottingham appeared at the end of the glade.
de Treville, accompanied by the four young fellows, directed his course toward the Louvre; but to the great astonishment of the captain of the Musketeers, he was informed that the king had gone stag hunting in the forest of St.
I wish to consult you on this passage, `Molli fugiens anhelitu," you know it refers to a stag flying from a wolf.
When I had nearly got back to the ship some god took pity upon my solitude, and sent a fine antlered stag right into the middle of my path.
The ring of gay masquers was disordered and broken; the stag lowered his antlers in dismay; the wolf grew weaker than a lamb; the bells of the morris-dancers tinkled with tremulous affright.
The broad and weighty antlers of a deer, 'a stag of ten,' were fastened at the corner of the house; a fox's bushy tail was nailed beneath them; and a huge black paw lay on the ground, newly severed and still bleeding the trophy of a bear hunt.
On his way to the shore, Ulysses had the good luck to kill a large stag by thrusting his spear into his back.