stag

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
stag

Plural
stags

A stag.
  1. (countable) A stag is a male deer.
  2. (countable) A stag is a social gathering attended by men only.
    The stag will be held in the hotel's ballroom.

Verb[change]

Plain form
stag

Third-person singular
stags

Past tense
stagged

Past participle
stagged

Present participle
stagging

  1. (transitive) (British) If you stag, you buy shares and sell them at once for a profit.