shag

Primary Meanings of shag

1.
n
a matted tangle of hair or fiber
2.
nv
a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn
dance the shag
3.
n
slang for sexual intercourse
Full Definitions of shag
1

n a matted tangle of hair or fiber

“the dog's woolly shag
Type of:
tangle
a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven

n a fabric with long coarse nap

“he bought a shag rug”
Type of:
cloth, fabric, material, textile
artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

n a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded

Type of:
baccy, tobacco
leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
2

n a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn

Type of:
social dancing
dancing as part of a social occasion

v dance the shag

Type of:
dance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe
move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance
3

n slang for sexual intercourse

Synonyms:
roll in the hay

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