Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: wag
IPA transcription: [w'æɡ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: wag, wit, card
    Meaning: a witty amusing person who makes jokes
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: wag, waggle
    Meaning: move from side to side; "The happy dog wagged his tail"
Usage examples
  • By what mirth should the beards be made to wag on that Christmas Day?
  • ENLARGED, 1795." I remember hearing a wag propose to add as another remarkable fact, "SCOURED, 1818."
  • I will say that one who cannot understand the wag of a dog's tail, the wistful gaze of the eye, the quick lifting of the ears, the cautious raising of a foot, and above all, treat his dog as a friend, need expect his dog to be but little else than a nuisance on the trap line.
  • As soon as Am was gone I began to look about where the fox had been caught and search for his trail, and soon Pont began to wag his tail. I merely worked Pont's way and said, "Has he gone that way?" Pont gave me to understand that the fox had gone that way and that he knew what was wanted.