German translation of 'wag'
- with a wag of its tail
mit einem Schwanzwedeln
⇒ to wag one's finger at sb
jdm mit dem Finger drohen
⇒ to stop the tongues wagging(informal)
um dem Gerede ein Ende zu machen
⇒ that'll set the tongues wagging(informal)
dann geht das Gerede los
Example Sentences Including 'wag'
He gave a polite wag or two with his long plumed tail, then he turned and looked up at the girl.Time of the Wolf
Dempsey roused himself a little when Todd went back to bed, but it was barely more than a sniff and a half-hearted wag.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
Tongues began to wag in Hobbiton and Bywater; and rumour of the coming event travelled all over the Shire.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
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Translation of wag from the Collins English to German Dictionary