slag off

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of slag off

British slang
: to criticize (someone) harshly
  • She often slags off other musicians to try to make herself look good.

Word by Word Definitions

slag play
  1. : the dross or scoria of a metal

  1. : a lewd or promiscuous woman

  1. : to criticize harshly

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest


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