verb (used without object), stagged, stag·ging.
Origin of stag
Related formsstag·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for stag
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
In her anger she casts a spell upon him, changing him into a stag.Ovid’s Poem Metamorphosis Set With a Contemporary Twist|Celeste Neill|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Instead, he merely breaks its hind legs, so that the stag cannot run away.The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two|Prince Sarath Ghosh
I released my hold of the stag, who turned upon the new enemy.
On this they uncovered their heads upon the sea shore and admired the stag, for he was indeed a splendid fellow.The Odyssey|Homer
At the second year they seek the female, and, like the stag, are fond of variety.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VI (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
So the lad broke off the horns, and the snake swallowed the stag.Filipino Popular Tales|Dean S. Fansler
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