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Definition of "hag" []

  • An old woman considered ugly or frightful. (noun)
  • A witch; a sorceress. (noun)
  • Obsolete A female demon. (noun)
  • A hagfish. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A boggy area; a quagmire. (noun)

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 "hag" in a sentence
  • "To what you call the hag-ridden moron jittering out of sight in your mind, so many things equate to a threat to survival."
  • "Margaret starts out as a many pleasing girl in France as good as ends up as a scolding, infamous aged hag; is which a story, or is it unequivocally dual plays?"
  • "Jan from boca raton ..... are you mad the hag is done? ostriches burying our heads in the sand"