Definition of 'wag'
Example sentences containing 'wag'
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No practical detail: just a shaking head and wagging finger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's easier when there's no human driver to flash his lights or wag his finger. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was hard to go through a week in the mid-1990s without hearing some wag say 'nice! Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sick of sore losers We are getting very sick of embittered Remoaners wagging their fingers in our faces. The Sun (2016)Plus it would set tongues wagging about a relationship. The Sun (2015)The actress got tongues wagging after suggesting she may quit men for women in a recent interview. The Sun (2013)He also deployed a finger wag for those really exciting bits of localism. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Were tongues wagging wrongly about his intentions? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We wag our head in bewilderment at teenage internet millionaires. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And all the manager did was wag his finger and told me to get on with it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The prospect of letters being published set tongues wagging. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)But it is its work on producing a less harmful cigarette that has set industry tongues wagging. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And they set tongues wagging about whether she wants to do more to promote her legal career. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As one wag observed, the only people completely free from stress are the dead. Christianity Today (2000)One wag online has suggested it may be because he's trying so hard to be funny. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As one wag put it, they could be clear at the top by this time next week. The Sun (2008)Wags suggest a military cemetery. The Sun (2008)With the season sealed, soccer stars and their WAGs are heading off on their summer hols. The Sun (2011)
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Used Occasionally. wag is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'wag'
British English: wag VERB
When a dog wags its tail, it repeatedly waves its tail from side to side.
The dog was wagging its tail.
Definition of wag from the Collins English Dictionary
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