verb (used without object), stagged, stag·ging.
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Origin of stag
OTHER WORDS FROM stagstaglike, adjective
Words nearby stag
Example sentences from the Web for stag
It’s hard to drag your thoughts away from Mahomes’s pure physicality, the strange combination of brawn and lithe movement, the supple slinging throws, the dodging stag legs.Patrick Mahomes has unmatched physical gifts. His intellect might be what sets him apart.|Sally Jenkins|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
And there happens to be a rock with stag on top of it as a monument right outside of town.
When "Paula" stalled at Stag, Salinger must have been relieved.
Salinger retooled it, retitled it "Paula," and sold it to Stag, a middlebrow publication for men.
“President Zal ul-Haq refused me entry to his entourage, saying it was a stag party,” Mustafa told the audience.Portraits Of Courage: Female Journalists Honored At International Women’s Media Foundation Awards|Katie Baker|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
According to Eade, in his youth Philip was a member of a lunch club that enjoyed “rip-roaring stag parties” every Thursday.
Sometimes when the children were playing in the snow, they found the antlers of a full-grown stag.The Later Cave-Men|Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
I did not realize it until that early morning when I heard the moving feet, as one hears dogs on the hurrying heels of a stag.
I looked up and there was a stag whose nostrils were quivering with excitement as if he scented the music.
I thought I saw weasels way below, and in the distance I felt the stag disturbing the leaves of small plants.
It was an untried leap to the farmer, who nevertheless went at it like a thunderbolt and cleared it like a stag.Hunted and Harried|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for stag
- a speculator who applies for shares in a new issue in anticipation of a rise in price when trading commences in order to make a quick profit on resale
- (as modifier)stag operations
Word Origin for stag
Idioms and Phrases with stag
In addition to the idiom beginning with stag
- stage fright
- stage whisper
- stag party
- go stag