Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “dag”

dag

noun [C]     /dæɡ/ Australian English informal
a person who does not look attractive or who behaves in a way that is not attractiveNot attractive to look atSerious and unpleasantUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men daggy     /ˈdæɡ.i/ adjective Australian English and UK informal (of a person or their clothes) untidy or dirtyDirty and untidy
(Definition of dag noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of dag

Word of the Day

beneficiary

a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More