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noun Informal.
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Origin of mag

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Shortened form

Other definitions for mag (2 of 4)

mag2
[ mag ]
/ mæg /
British Dialect

noun
a magpie.
talk; chatter.
verb (used without object), magged, mag·ging.
to talk idly; chatter.

Origin of mag

2
Shortened form of magpie

Other definitions for mag (3 of 4)

Mag
[ mag ]
/ mæg /

noun
a female given name, form of Margaret.

Other definitions for mag (4 of 4)

mag.

abbreviation
magazine.
magnetism.
magneto.
magnitude.
(in prescriptions) large.

Origin of mag.

From the Latin word magnus
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British Dictionary definitions for mag (1 of 3)

mag1
/ (mæɡ) /

noun
informal See magazine

British Dictionary definitions for mag (2 of 3)

mag2
/ (mæɡ) informal intr mainly Australian /

verb mags, magging or magged
to talk; chatter
noun
talk; chatter

Word Origin for mag

C18: from Mag, see magpie

British Dictionary definitions for mag (3 of 3)

mag.

abbreviation for
magazine
magnitude
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