Definition of shagged in English:


Syllabification: shagged
Pronunciation: /SHagd


British informal
  • 1Exhausted: they were too shagged to do any cleaning
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    • Well, I know it's not very ‘rock and roll’ to admit it, but I'm totally shagged out after staying up till 4.30 am to watch the Holyfield fight (he lost - his corner threw in the towel, as they say).
    • I am being dragged slowly and reluctantly towards the conclusion that the Respect project is a dead parrot - well perhaps not quite dead but certainly more than just shagged out after a long squawk.
    • That translates roughly as: ‘we believe that new customers, being tired and shagged out after switching accounts ten months before, will be too lazy and apathetic to bother doing it again.’
  • 1.1Damaged, ruined, or useless: I thought my hearing was shagged because I play the drums
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    • ‘Cowen is their darling,’ the source said, ‘and they know that he's shagged if it goes down.’
    • The old Post Office is about shagged and courier companies on an ever-increasing basis are sending even parcels.

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