Complete Definition of "stag"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/stæg/

Noun
en-noun

  1. The adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus), a large European species closely related to the American elk, or wapiti.
  2. The male of certain other species of large deer.
  3. A colt, or filly.
  4. A romping girl.
  5. A castrated bull; -- called also bull stag, and bull seg. See the Note under Ox.
  6. An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange.
  7. One who applies for the allotment of shares in new projects, with a view to sell immediately at a premium, and not to hold the stock.
  8. The European wren.
  9. A social event held in honor of a groom on the eve of his wedding, attended by male friends of the groom, sometimes a fund-raiser.

#: The stag will be held in the hotel's ballroom

Synonyms
(social event): bachelor party (US), stag do (UK informal), stag party (UK)

Derived terms
stag beetle
stag do
stag night
stag party

Translations

trans-top|adult male red deer
Czech: jelen m
Hebrew: he-translation|איל|ayal
Polish: jeleń m, rogacz m
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Russian: благородный олень (blagoródnyj olén’) m, настоящий олень (nastojáščij olén’) m
Serbian: jelen
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trans-top|adult male deer of other species
Finnish: uroshirvi
Hebrew: he-translation|איל|ayal
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Russian: олень (olén’) m
Serbian: jelen
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trans-top|colt or filly
Polish: źrebak m, młoda klacz f
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trans-top|romping girl
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trans-top|castrated bull
Hebrew: he-translation|איל|ayal
Polish: kastrat m
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trans-top|irregular dealer in stocks
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trans-top|one who applies for shares with a view to sell immediately at a premium
Finnish: pörssikeinottelija, pörssipeluri
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trans-top|European wren
Polish: strzyżyk m
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trans-top|social event for a groom
Polish: wieczór kawalerski m
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Intransitive verb
rfc-trverb|Intransitive verb
en-verb|stag|g|ing

  1. To act as a "stag", an irregular dealer in stocks.

Translations

trans-top|act as an irregular dealer in stocks
Finnish: keinotella
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Transitive verb
en-verb|stag|g|ing

  1. To watch; to dog, or keep track of.

Translations

trans-top|watch, keep track of
Finnish: vahtia
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Adverb
stag

  1. Of a man, attending a formal social function without a date.

:: My brother went stag to prom because he couldn't find a date.

Translations

trans-top|of a man, attending a formal social function without a date
Finnish: seuralaiseton mies
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Anagrams
tags

See also
bachelorette party, hen party

webster

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