shag Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “shag” in the English Dictionary

"shag" in British English

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shagverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ʃæɡ/ (-gg-)

shag verb [I or T] (SEX)

UK offensive to have ​sex with someone

shag verb [I or T] (BASEBALL)

US to ​catching a ​hitbaseball, or to ​pick up ​balls that have been used in a ​practice: He was out in ​leftfield, shagging ​flyballs.

shagadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ʃæɡ/
(of a ​carpet) made of ​longthickthreads: shag pile (= the ​softsurface of a ​carpetformed by ​cutthreads) a shag rug/​carpet


uk   us   /ʃæɡ/

shag noun (SEX)

[C] UK offensive an ​act of having ​sex, or a ​sexualpartner

shag noun (EFFORT)

[S] UK slang an ​activity that ​needs a lot of ​effort or ​causessmallproblems

shag noun (BIRD)

[C] a ​largeseabird that has ​darkfeathers, a ​longneck and ​body, and a ​curvedbeak
(Definition of shag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shag”
in Chinese (Simplified) (与…)性交…
in Chinese (Traditional) (與…)發生性關係…
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