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wag

noun

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  1. a quick jerky movement from side to side or up and down the dog gave its tail a single wag before it flopped back down Synonyms swish, switch, waggle, whisk Related Words oscillation, rock, sway, swing, waver; flap, flutter, wave, whip; flick, jerk, jolt, snap, twitch; jiggle, shake, wiggle; bob, nod


wag

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of wag

  1. a person (as a writer) noted for or specializing in humor some wag wrote a droll satire on the scandal for the newspaper Synonyms card, comedian, comic, droll, farceur, funnyman, gagger, gagman, gagster, jester, joker, jokester, wag, witRelated Words comedienne, entertainer; banterer, cutup, kidder, knockabout, practical joker, prankster, quipper, quipster, teaser, wisecracker; buffoon, clown, fool, harlequin, zany; caricaturist, lampooner, parodist, satirist


wag

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of wag

  1. 1 to move from side to side or up and down with quick jerky motions the cat's tail wagged back and forth in annoyance Synonyms swish, switch, waggle Related Words oscillate, rock, sway, swing, waver; beat, flail, flap, flop, lash, whip; flick, flicker, flutter, wave; jerk, jolt; jig, jiggle, joggle, shake, twitch, wiggle; bob, jog, nod

  2. 2 to relate sometimes questionable or secret information of a personal nature tongues will wag as soon as word of the house's selling price gets around Synonyms blab, dish, talk, tattle, gossipRelated Words bandy (about), circulate, noise (about or abroad), rumor; blabber, disclose, divulge, reveal, tell; hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, let on, suggest; inform, report, snitch, squeal, tip (off); babble, spill; confideNear Antonyms clam up, shut up

  3. 3 to make short up-and-down movements the bird's head wagged jerkily as it looked for worms Synonyms bob, bobble, jog, jounce, pump, seesaw, nodRelated Words jerk, jiggle, shake, wiggle, wobble (also wabble); oscillate, rock, sway, swing, undulate; drop, duck


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