Meaning of “stag” in the English Dictionary

"stag" in American English

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stagnoun [ C ]

us /stæɡ/

an adult male deer

(Definition of “stag” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"stag" in Business English

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stagnoun [ C ]

uk /stæɡ/ us informal

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET someone who buys shares in a company when it is first sold to the public and sells them as soon as the share price goes up to make a quick profit:

No one had expected the share offer to be a high stag stock.

stagverb [ T ]

uk /stæɡ/ us -gg- informal

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to buy shares in a company when it is first sold to the public and then sell the shares as soon as the price goes up to make a quick profit:

There will be the usual scramble as private investors try to stag the new issue and sell at a profit.

(Definition of “stag” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)