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Noun: shag  shag
  1. A fabric with long coarse nap
    "he bought a shag rug"
     
  2. A strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded
     
  3. A matted tangle of hair or fibre
    "the dog's woolly shag"
     
  4. [Brit, vulgar] Slang for sexual intercourse
    - make whoopee
     
  5. A lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn
     
  6. Any of several species of sea birds in the family Phalacrocoracidae (cormorant family)
Verb: shag (shagged,shagging)  shag
  1. [Brit, vulgar] Have sexual intercourse
    "they shagged in the back of the car";
    - sleep together, love, make out, make love, sleep with, have sex, know [archaic], do it, be intimate, have intercourse, lie with [archaic], bed, have a go at it, get it on, make whoopee, nail [N. Amer]
     
  2. Dance the shag

Derived forms: shagging, shags, shagged

Type of: baccy [UK, informal], carnal knowledge, cloth, coition, coitus, congress, copulate, copulation, couple, dance, fabric, intercourse, mate, material, pair, relation, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, snout [UK, informal], social dancing, tangle, textile, tobacco, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe

Part of: shag rug

Encyclopedia: Shag