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wag

noun

1 wag

A witty amusing person who makes jokes.

synonyms: card, wit.

Roget 844: humorist, wag, wit, reparteeist, epigrammatist, punster; bel esprit, life of the party; wit-snapper, wit-cracker, wit-worm; joker, jester, Joe Miller, ... show more

Dutch: schema, zonderling
Polish: filut, sowizrzaƂ, sowizdrzaƂ



2 wag

Causing to move repeatedly from side to side.

synonyms: shake, waggle.

Roget 314: oscillation; vibration, libration; motion of a pendulum; nutation; undulation; pulsation; pulse.    alternation; coming and going etc. v.; ebb and flow, flux and reflux, ... show more

verb

1 wag

Move from side to side:
— The happy dog wagged his tail.

synonym: waggle.

Roget 314: oscillate; vibrate, librate; alternate, undulate, wave; rock, swing; pulsate, beat; wag, waggle; nod, bob, ... show more

Roget 315: be agitated &c.; shake; tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf; quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, ... show more

Dutch: kwispelen, spijbelen


Moby thesaurus: bad boy, banana, beat, bob, bobble, booger, brandish, buffoon, bugger, burlesquer, card, careen, caricaturist, clown, coggle, comedian, comic, cutup, dangle, devil ... show more.

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