play the wag

play the wag
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  • hop the wag — Vrb phrs. To play truant. E.g. You see far too many school kids hopping the wag …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • wag — I. /wæg / (say wag) verb (wagged, wagging) –verb (t) 1. to move from side to side, forwards and backwards, or up and down, especially rapidly and repeatedly: the dog wagged its tail. 2. to move (the tongue) in talking. 3. to shake (a finger) at… …  

  • wag — 1. verb a) To swing from side to side, especially of an animals tail My misfortunes all began in wagging, Sir; but what could I do, exceptin wag? Excepting what? said Mr. Carker. Wag, Sir. Wagging from school. Do you mean pretending to go there,… …   Wiktionary

  • wag — 1. v. & n. v. (wagged, wagging) 1 tr. & intr. shake or wave rapidly or energetically to and fro. 2 intr. archaic (of the world, times, etc.) go along with varied fortune or characteristics. n. a single wagging motion (with a wag of his tail).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • play truant — stay away from school, truant; Brit. informal skive (off), bunk off; Irish informal mitch (off); N. Amer. informal play hookey, goof off; …   Useful english dictionary

  • wag it — vb British to play truant. A modern version of the phrase hop the wag , in which the wag in question is a shortening of waggon. The Australian term wag and its extension wag off are other modern derivations. All these kids , says Marjorie disap… …   Contemporary slang

  • wag off — vb to bunk off, play truant. This 1980s var iant on the old phrases hop the wag and on the wag , used by schoolchil dren, is heard in Britain and Australia. (The word was defined for viewers in a report on Newsround, a BBC TV chil dren s… …   Contemporary slang

  • wag — vb Australian to play truant. A variant of the older British form hop the wag , in which the wag in question is a shortening of wag gon. ► And don t you go wagging school this af ternoon either 1 might be bringing Frank round. (Richmond Hill,… …   Contemporary slang

  • wag — I Australian Slang skip school or work; truancy II Yorkshire Dialect Play Truant III A Geordie Dictionary Playing the wag is playing truant …   English dialects glossary

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