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English noun: shag

1. shag (substance) a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded

Broader (hypernym)baccy, tobacco

2. shag (object) a matted tangle of hair or fiber

SamplesThe dog's woolly shag.

Broader (hypernym)tangle

3. shag (artifact) a fabric with long coarse nap

SamplesHe bought a shag rug.

Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile

Part meronymshag rug

4. shag (act) slang for sexual intercourse

Synonymsass, fuck, fucking, nookie, nooky, piece of ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, screw, screwing, shtup

Broader (hypernym)carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, congress, copulation, intercourse, relation, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation

Domain usageargot, cant, dirty word, filth, jargon, lingo, obscenity, patois, slang, smut, vernacular, vulgarism

5. shag (act) a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn

Broader (hypernym)social dancing

English verb: shag

1. shag (motion) dance the shag

ExamplesSam and Sue shag

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

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