how to pronounce wag


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wag is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of wag in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and this whole idea of wag entitlement …”

meanings of wag


  1. To play truant from school.
  2. To go; to depart.
  3. To be in action or motion; to move; progress.
  4. To swing from side to side, such as of an animal's tail, or someone's head, to express disagreement or disbelief.


  1. A wife or girlfriend of a sports star or other celebrity, originally and especially of an association football player.
  2. A witty person.
  3. An oscillating movement.
  4. A wild-assed guess; a rough estimate.

wag frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word wag occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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