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Noun: stag  stag
  1. A male deer, especially an adult male red deer
    - hart
     
  2. Adult male deer
Verb: stag (stagged,stagging)  stag
  1. [N. Amer] Attend a dance or a party without a female companion
     
  2. Give away information about somebody
    - denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shop, snitch, squeak
     
  3. Watch, observe, or inquire secretly
    - spy, snoop, sleuth
Adverb: stag  stag
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Of a man, attending a social function without a date
    "My brother went stag to prom because he couldn't find a date"

Derived forms: stagging, stags, stagged

Type of: American elk, buck, Cervus elaphus, elk [N. Amer], inform, monitor, red deer, supervise, wapiti

Encyclopedia: Stag