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Definition of slag verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

slag

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verb
BrE BrE//slæɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//slæɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they slag
BrE BrE//slæɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//slæɡ//
 
he / she / it slags
BrE BrE//slæɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//slæɡz//
 
past simple slagged
BrE BrE//slæɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//slæɡd//
 
past participle slagged
BrE BrE//slæɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//slæɡd//
 
-ing form slagging
BrE BrE//ˈslæɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈslæɡɪŋ//
 
 
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(slagging, slagged) Word Origin mid 16th cent.: from Middle Low German slagge, perhaps from slagen ‘strike’, with reference to fragments formed by hammering. The verb sense ‘criticize’ dates from the 1970s. Phrasal Verbsslag somebodyoff

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