Meaning of “wag” in the English Dictionary

"wag" in British English

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wagverb [ I or T ]

uk /wæɡ/ us /wæɡ/ -gg-


uk /wæɡ/ us /wæɡ/

WAGnoun [ C usually plural ]

also wag uk /wæɡ/ us /wæɡ/ UK

informal abbreviation for wife and girlfriend: a woman who is a wife or girlfriend, especially of a well-known sports player

(Definition of “wag” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wag" in American English

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wagverb [ I/T ]

us /wæɡ/ -gg-

(esp. of a tail or finger) to move from side to side or up and down, usually quickly and repeatedly, or to cause this to happen:

[ T ] When she came in, the dog sprang to its feet and wagged its tail.

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