Origin of jag1
OTHER WORDS FROM jagjagless, adjective
Other definitions for jag (2 of 3)
Origin of jag2
Other definitions for jag (3 of 3)
How to use jag in a sentence
She is funny, and regularly deflates Mitchum when he gets on one of his sentimental, drunken storytelling jags.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I depart as air ... I shake my locks at the runaway sun, I effuse my flesh in eddies and drift it in lacy jags.
Prescott flaunted the perks of office, being dubbed “Two Jags Prescott” because he owned two Jaguar luxury sedans.
But he does it in the most disarming way—with props, costumes, gags, imitations, and on-air crying jags.
I saw a parcel of black jags of paper littering the place, and asked what had been going on?Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
Their complexity is already disordered: jags and rents are their laws of being; rent by the footstep 93 they betray no harm.Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)|John Ruskin
So there were no jags, except what some people brought with them from their Christmas dinners and loaded plum puddings.Colonel Crockett's Co-operative Christmas|Rupert Hughes
They were clad in "rags and jags," and the face of the eldest was in "jags" also.
I envied them; they fancied I looked askance at their rags and jags.
British Dictionary definitions for jag (1 of 4)
Word Origin for jag
British Dictionary definitions for jag (2 of 4)
- intoxication from drugs or alcohol
- a bout of drinking or drug taking