slag (someone) (off)

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slag (someone) (off)

1. To criticise or upbraid someone in a harsh, insulting, and abusive manner. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. I wish the boss would offer some constructive criticism instead of just slagging us when something goes wrong. Each night, I can hear the woman next door slagging off her husband.
2. To tease, mock, or ridicule someone. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. Ah, don't take everything so personally, I'm only slagging you! It took me a while to get used to the way Sarah's family slags each other off all the time.
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He claimed the Argentinian slagged her off before retiring through injury.
One former band member was less than impressed when someone in the current group slagged her off publicly.
Clueless Sienna went out in an ill-advised bowler hat and weird boots, and every magazine slagged her off.
TAMZIN OUTHWAITE'S ex-boyfriend has slagged her off for flirting with Sex and the City star Chris Noth.
They slagged her off for wearing an outfit that included a shiny puffy jacket.