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WAG (wagged, wagging)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wag mean? 

WAG (noun)
  The noun WAG has 2 senses:

1. a witty amusing person who makes jokes
2. causing to move repeatedly from side to side

  Familiarity information: WAG used as a noun is rare.


WAG (verb)
  The verb WAG has 1 sense:

1. move from side to side

  Familiarity information: WAG used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WAG (noun)


Sense 1wag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A witty amusing person who makes jokes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

wag; wit; card

Hypernyms ("wag" is a kind of...):

humorist; humourist (someone who acts speaks or writes in an amusing way)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)


Sense 2wag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Causing to move repeatedly from side to side

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

waggle; wag; shake

Hypernyms ("wag" is a kind of...):

agitation (the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously))


WAG (verb)


Sense 1wag [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Move from side to side

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

wag; waggle

Context example:

The happy dog wagged his tail

Hypernyms (to "wag" is one way to...):

jiggle; joggle; wiggle (move to and fro)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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