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Definition 1: a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in turn - [noun denoting act]

(shag is a kind of ...) dancing as part of a social occasion

Definition 2: slang for sexual intercourse - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for shag in the sense of this definition

(shag is a kind of ...) sexual activity between individuals, especially the insertion of a man's penis into a woman's vagina until orgasm and ejaculation occur

(shag is used in the usage domain ...) an offensive or indecent word or phrase

(shag is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 3: a fabric with long coarse nap - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where shag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he bought a shag rug

(shag is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(... is part of shag) a rug with long pile

Definition 4: a matted tangle of hair or fiber - [noun denoting object]

Samples where shag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the dog's woolly shag

(shag is a kind of ...) a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven

"they carved their way through the tangle of vines"

Definition 5: a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded - [noun denoting substance]

(shag is a kind of ...) leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion

Definition 6: dance the shag - [verb of motion]

(shag is a kind of ...) move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

"My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

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