verb (used with object), slagged, slag·ging.
verb (used without object), slagged, slag·ging.
Origin of slag1
Origin of slag2
Examples from the Web for slag
We could toss all this information onto the ever-growing “Oh, those crazy Republicans” slag heap, have a laugh, and let it go.
It would be the equivalent of someone trying to slag Halle Berry without mentioning Catwoman.George W. Bush: Barack Obama’s Best Friend in the 2012 Election|Michael Tomasky|April 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The archetypal Arizonan did not slag the state; he spoke in the language of a real-estate brochure.
And under that rare sun all the little town, among its slag heaps and few tall chimneys, had an air of living faster.The Complete Essays of John Galsworthy|John Galsworthy
In one part there is a caon of slag heaps half a mile long for it to descend through.
Cole drove the cart slowly out onto the slag, studying the sky above him.The Variable Man|Philip K. Dick
The slag is really a kind of readily fusible glass, being essentially a calcium-aluminium silicate.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
I shall fire some rockets from the slag heap to-night about ten o'clock.War and the Weird|Forbes Phillips
verb slags, slagging or slagged
Word Origin for slag
"refuse from smelting," 1550s, from Middle Low German slagge (German Schlacke) "splinter flying off when metal is struck," related to Old High German slahan "to strike, slay" (see slay (v.)).
"denigrate," by 1971, from slag (n.) in a secondary sense of "worthless person" (1788). Related: Slagged; slagging.