Definition of dag noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    dag

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//dæɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//dæɡ//
     
    (informal)
     
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  1. 1(Australian English, New Zealand English) a person who is strange or different in an amusing way
  2. 2(Australian English) a person who is not fashionable
  3. 3(Australian English, New Zealand English) a dirty piece of wool that hangs down from a sheep’s bottom
  4. Word Origin late Middle English (denoting a hanging pointed part of something, such as ornamental edging on the bottom of a garment): possibly related to the verb tag. Sense (3) dates from the early 17th cent.; sense (1) is a transferred use of English dialect meaning ‘a challenge’.