1 a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded
2 a matted tangle of hair or fiber; "the dog's woolly shag"
3 a fabric with long coarse nap; "he bought a shag rug"
4 slang terms for sexual intercourse [syn: fuck, fucking, screw, screwing, ass, nooky, nookie, piece of ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, shtup]
5 a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn v : dance the shag [also: shagging, shagged]
- Rhymes with: -æɡ
- Matted material; rough massed hair, fibres etc.
- Coarse shredded tobacco.
- A type of rough carpet pile.
Etymology 2Perhaps a derivative of Etymology 1, above, with reference to the bird's shaggy crest.
- A type of cormorant, Phalacrocorax aristotelis, found on European and African coasts.
Shag may refer to one of the following:
Arts and entertainment
- "Shag" is the name of several different swing dances
- Shag (1989 film), featuring Carolina shag
- Shag, the pseudonym of Josh Agle
shag in Danish: Shag
shag in German: Shag
shag in Dutch: Shag
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