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Definition of wag

wag

noun

  • acronym of "wild-assed guess". Contrast with "swag" (scientific wild-assed guess).

    Last edited on Jun 16 2010. Submitted by Kyle C. on Apr 05 2005.

  • acronym for "wives and girlfriends." Used in the British tabloid press in reference to wives and girlfriends of football (soccer) players.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from article title, The Daily Mail (UK), 7 September 2010 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Sep 07 2010. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 12 2008.

verb - transitive

  • to not attend school or work, without permission.
    Me and my mates are gonna wag school tomorrow.

    Last edited on Sep 07 2010. Submitted by cassy c. from Darwin, NT, Australia on Jul 12 2002.

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Definitions include: buttocks.

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Definitions include: acronym for "Too Embarrassed To Buy In The Shops".
Definitions include: acronym for "not much, you".

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Definitions include: to distract attention from a more important subject.

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