Stag in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is stag a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word stag is a Scrabble US word. The word stag is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is stag a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word stag is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

S1T1A1G2

Is stag a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word stag is a Words With Friends word. The word stag is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Stag

You can make 16 words from 'stag' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'stag'

GAST 5GATS 5
STAG 5TAGS 5

3 letters words from 'stag'

AGS 4GAS 4
GAT 4SAG 4
SAT 3TAG 4
TAS 3 

2 letters words from 'stag'

AG 3AS 2
AT 2ST 2
TA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of stag

stag tsag satg astg tasg atsg stga tsga sgta gsta tgsa gtsa sagt asgt sgat gsat agst gast tags atgs tgas gtas agts gats

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word stag. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in stag.

Definitions and meaning of stag

stag

Alternative forms

  • steg (dialectal), staig (Scotland), stagg, stagge (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English stagge, steg, from Old English stagga, stacga (a stag) and Old Norse steggi, steggr (a male animal), both from Proto-Germanic *staggijô, *staggijaz (male, male deer, porcupine), probably from Proto-Indo-European *stegʰ-, *stengʰ- (to sting; rod, blade; sharp, stiff). Cognate with Icelandic steggi, steggur (tomcat, male fox). Related to staggard, staggon.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /stæɡ/
  • Rhymes: -æɡ

Noun

stag (countable and uncountable, plural stags)

  1. (countable) An adult male deer.
  2. (countable) A colt, or filly.
  3. (by extension, countable, obsolete) A romping girl; a tomboy.
  4. (countable) An improperly or late castrated bull or ram – also called a bull seg (see note under ox).
  5. (countable, finance) An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange.
  6. (countable, finance) 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.
  7. (countable) The Eurasian wren, Troglodytes troglodytes.
  8. (countable, usually attributive) An unmarried male, a bachelor; a male not accompanying a female at a social event.
    a stag dance; a stag party
  9. (countable) A social event for males 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.
  10. (countable) A stag beetle (family Lucanidae).
    • 2007, Eric R. Eaton, ‎Kenn Kaufman, Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America (page 132)
      Members of the genus Pasimachus [] can be confused with stag beetles [] but stags have elbowed antennae.
  11. (uncountable, Britain, military, slang) Guard duty.
    • 2000, Richard Tomlinson, The big breach: from top secret to maximum security (page 31)
      Between shifts on stag or manning the radio, we grabbed a few hours sleep.

Synonyms

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

Derived terms

Related terms

  • bull

Translations

Verb

stag (third-person singular simple present stags, present participle stagging, simple past and past participle stagged)

  1. (intransitive, Britain) To act as a "stag", an irregular dealer in stocks.
  2. (transitive) To watch; to dog, or keep track of.
    Synonym: shadow

Translations

Adverb

stag (not comparable)

  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

See also

  • bachelorette party, hen party

Anagrams

  • ATGs, GATS, TAGs, gast, gats, tags

Middle English

Noun

stag

  1. Alternative form of stagge

Swedish

Noun

stag ?

  1. (nautical) A stay.
  2. An appliance with a function similar to a nautical stay.

Anagrams

  • gast, sagt, tags

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a room in a school set aside for the teaching staff.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)