One Democratic wag comments that Rahm Emanuel is to the Blue Dogs what Michael Vick was to pit bulls.
As a fan of both high-end designers and affordable stores like Topshop and Aldo, Kim Sears has become a wag of the people.
Tongues will wag that defaulting on debts will teach a lesson to countries that live beyond their means.
When jokes started veering towards the Holocaust, Tapper was quick to wag his finger, as might seem appropriate.
“The Republican Party in South Carolina is not a political party,” one local Democratic wag tells us.
Now after having seen what a wag Lucian is from his own words, we must decide how we are going to take him.
"Get rid of your helmet," said the master, who was a bit of a wag.
Either that tongue of yours starts to wag or it comes out—by the roots!
The thought that tongues might wag about her revolted his manhood and his sense of form.
To the big soldier, Abe Long, the wag of the regiment, he had been drawn with genuine affection.
early 13c., "waver, vacillate, lack steadfastness," probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse vagga "a cradle," Danish vugge "rock a cradle," Old Swedish wagga "fluctuate"), and in part from Old English wagian "move backwards and forwards;" all from Proto-Germanic *wagojanan (cf. Old High German weggen, Gothic wagjan "to wag"), probably from PIE root *wegh- "to move about" (see weigh). Meaning "to move back and forth or up and down" is from c.1300. Wagtail is attested from c.1500 as a kind of small bird (late 12c. as a surname); 18c. as "a harlot," but seems to be implied much earlier:
If therefore thou make not thy mistress a goldfinch, thou mayst chance to find her a wagtaile. [Lyly, "Midas," 1592]Wag-at-the-wall (1825) was an old name for a hanging clock with pendulum and weights exposed.