Slag off

Slag off
bad-mouth; criticise severely

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • slag off — (Slang) [verb] criticize, abuse, deride, insult, malign, mock, slander, slate * * * ˌslag ˈoff [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they slag off he/she/it slags off …   Useful english dictionary

  • slag off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms slag off : present tense I/you/we/they slag off he/she/it slags off present participle slagging off past tense slagged off past participle slagged off British very informal to criticize someone or something I… …   English dictionary

  • slag off — PHRASAL VERB To slag someone off means to criticize them in an unpleasant way. [BRIT, INFORMAL] [V P n (not pron)] All bands slag off their record companies. It s just the way it is... [V n P] People have been slagging me off …   English dictionary

  • slag off (slag) — vb British to denigrate, criticise bitterly or insult. This working class term probably derives from the dialect slag , meaning to smear, or from the standard English noun slag , meaning refuse or waste material. In the form slag the modern… …   Contemporary slang

  • slag off — verb To talk insultingly to or about someone or something …   Wiktionary

  • slag off — Australian Slang bad mouth; criticise severely …   English dialects glossary

  • slag off —  Damn …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • slag — ► NOUN 1) stony waste matter separated from metals during the smelting or refining of ore. 2) Brit. informal, derogatory a promiscuous woman. ► VERB (slagged, slagging) 1) (usu. as noun slagging) produce deposits of slag. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • slag — I. /slæg / (say slag) noun 1. the more or less completely fused and vitrified matter separated during the reduction of a metal from its ore. 2. the scoria from a volcano. 3. Colloquial a woman who is unattractive, dirty, or promiscuous. –verb… …  

  • slag — 1. noun /slæɡ/ a) The impurities which result and are separated out when melting a metal or refining it from its ore; also, vitrified cinders. b) The scoria of a volcano. Syn …   Wiktionary

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