Definitions of shag
  1. noun
    a matted tangle of hair or fiber
    “the dog's woolly shag
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    type of:
    a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
  2. noun
    a fabric with long coarse nap
    “he bought a shag rug”
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    type of:
    cloth, fabric, material, textile
    artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
  3. noun
    a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded
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    type of:
    baccy, tobacco
    leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion
  4. noun
    a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn
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    type of:
    social dancing
    dancing as part of a social occasion
  5. verb
    dance the shag
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    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
  6. noun
    slang for sexual intercourse
    synonyms: roll in the hay
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