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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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