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Definition of "dag" [dag]

  • A lock of matted or dung-coated wool. (noun)
  • A hanging end or shred. (noun)
  • Decagram (abbreviation)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dag" in a sentence
  • "Frank and Dean, in an improvisational routine, started calling each other 'dag'."
  • "Even though Frank had used the phrase 'dag' for years as a short version of 'dago' when he was bonding with fellow Italian Americans, Joey -- who had recently been lauded for his defence of Italian Americans on The Jack Paar Show -- became offended and left."
  • "(Frank used to call his buddies of Italian-American heritage the nickname 'dag', 4 shortened version of 'dago', which to Frank meant paisano.)"