Definition of wag
- scandal caused tongues to wag
- a dog wagging its tail
The dog wagged its tail.
She wagged her finger at the children as she scolded them.
He wagged his head back and forth.
The dog's tail began to wag excitedly.
: to move something from side to side repeatedly
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