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Definition of the noun wag

What does wag mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: wags

  1. a witty amusing person who makes jokes
  2. causing to move repeatedly from side to side
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of wag: shake / waggle
    • more generic word: agitation = the act of agitating something

Alternative definition of the noun wag

noun

  1. An oscillating movement.
  2. A witty person.

Definition of the verb wag

What does wag mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: wagged, wagging

  1. move from side to side

Alternative definition of the verb wag

verb

  1. To swing from side to side, especially of an animal's tail
  2. [slang] To not go to school, either for a class or classes or the entire school day;1 play the wag; hop the wag; wag it.2

Groups

  1. WAG is a musical group.
  2. WAG is a musical group.
    • album: "Gör det med mej"

There are other groups with in their name, like Wig A Wag.

People

  1. Wag a.k.a. Chris Wagganer is an actor and cinematographer.
  2. Wag a.k.a. Christopher Scott Wagner is a musician and a film score composer.

Character

Wag is a fictional character from the 2006 film Hollywoodland.

Places

  1. Wag is a traditional highland district in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia, in the approximate location of the modern Wag Hemra Zone. Weld Blundell described the district as bounded on the south by the mountains of Lasta, on the east and north by the Tellare River, and the west by the Tekezé. The major urban center is the town of Sokota, which has been a major marketplace for centuries.
  2. Wag a.k.a. Wanganui Airport is the airport which serves Wanganui, New Zealand. It is located to the south of Whanganui River, approximately 4km from the centre of Wanganui. The airport was opened in 1954, and services to the airport began in November that year. In September 2013, Air New Zealand announced that it would withdraw services from Wanganui to Wellington and Taupo in December 2013. The airport has a single terminal with just two gates.

Miscellanea

  1. Wag a.k.a. Wa'ema Language is an human language.
    • also known as Waiema
  2. Wag a.k.a. Calcium channel, voltage-dependent, gamma 2 subunit is a protein.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wag

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Google previewSpatial Information Theory (2009)

9th International Conference, COSIT 2009, Aber Wrac'h, France, September 21-25, 2009, Proceedings by Kathleen Stewart Hornsby, Christophe Claramunt, Michel Denis, Gérard Ligozat

The WAG is a graph (or network) structure that has as its vertices (nodes) the articles of the Wikipedia and the links between...

the WAG is a directed sparse multigraph because its edges have direction (a link from one article to another), each ...

Google previewBarron's MAT (2009)

Miller Analogies Test by Robert J. Sternberg, Karin Sternberg

A WAG is a joker. HINT 18. Be systematic. Try to be systematic in selecting the correct option. Use word association only if all else fails. Consider an example: LIBERATE : FREEDOM :: LIAISE : {a. connection, b. captivity, c. limit, d. destine) This ...

Google previewNo B.S. Price Strategy (2011)

The Ultimate No Holds Barred Kick Butt Take No Prisoner Guide to Profits, Power, and Prosperity by Dan S. Kennedy

One: WAG The most rudimentary method for setting prices is called WAG, which stands for Wild-Assed ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Guide to Dog Training (2014)

Puppy Training to Advanced Techniques plus 50 Problem Behaviors Solved! by Teoti Anderson

In general, a mid-level or low, swishy tail wag is a sign of happiness or friendliness. Some dogs get so happy and excited that ...

Google previewSelected Essays of Sean O'Faolain (2016)

by Brad Kent

A wag is a small boat; they are quite popular in Dún Laoghaire. A bloodstock sale is an auction for horses. Putting down a halfcrown at the dogs refers to placing a bet on a dog race, a crown representing a value of two shillings and sixpence.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ethiopia (2013)

by David H. Shinn, Thomas P. Ofcansky

Wag is an ancient Agew principality that converted to Christianity in the sixth century. It is located in Amhara Region north of Lalibela. Scholars believe that Wag had been an important center of political power during the period following the ...

Google previewBarron's how to Prepare for the MAT, Miller Analogies Test (2005)

by Robert J. Sternberg

A WAG is a joker. Hint 18. Be systematic. Try to be systematic in selecting the correct option. Use word association only if all else fails. Consider an example: LIBERATE : FREEDOM :: LIAISE : (a. connection, b. captivity, c. limit, d. destine) This ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1843)

Abridged from the American Dictionary for the Use of Primary Schools and the Counting House by Noah Webster

Wag, n , a merry droll fellow like a W. A. R. 3.31 Wag, v. t. to move trie way and the other.

Google previewThe 9/11 Encyclopedia (2011)

Second Edition by Stephen E Atkins

The movie Wag the Dog had an impact on the Clinton administration's efforts to rally public support for the president's counterterrorism campaign against Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda. The movie's story line involves a sex-obsessed U.S. ...

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Usage statistics about wag

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun wag:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb wag:

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Quotes about Wag

In times of joy, all of us wished we possessed a tail we could wag. (Wystan Hugh Auden)
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Scrabble value of W4A1G2

The value of this 3-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of WAG

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