Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Slang Heroin.

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  • n. heroin
  • n. A woman of loose morals.
  • v. To destroy the data on a disk, either by corrupting the filesystem or by causing media damage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. street names for heroin

Etymologies

Origin unknown.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Everyone was using words like 'scag' as if they'd been hanging about on the front line for years.

    High Society

  • It’s called scag, it’s called horse, it’s called H, it’s called smack, it’s called this, it’s called that.

    Underworld

  • Suarez ran the kitchen sink, washing down the scag and chasing it with Drano.

    DEVILS IN EXILE

  • Sometimes she looks like a scag, and sometimes not.

    GOLDEN GLOBES ARE LAME

  • Then it's all right — it's not being a junkie — cause then you're a rich man and you can cop all the scag you want.

    Hepatitis RR or Bust

  • But this new group is dynamite; we're gonna make it and then I'll have a mountain of scag ...

    Hepatitis RR or Bust

  • Giving politicians an opportunity to spend money is like giving free scag to junkies.

    Curiosity

  • Gracie said she would trade the groceries they gave her for heroin, the dirtiest street scag available.

    Underworld

  • Wet Wet Wet sponsored Clydbank perhaps during one of Marty Pellow's scag times.

    Crimes Against Footballing Fashion

  • It's always great to see a Hollywood star who doesn't subscribe to the knee-jerk liberalism that dominates his industry, but Woods comes off as paranoid as a heroin addict who's been off the scag for a couple of days.

    Daimnation!: James Woods Unchained

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