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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The ex-footballer is furious that a fellow dancer slagged him off behind his back at the BBC1 show's grand final on Saturday.
A male trolley dolly slagged him off and they got into an open slanging match.
LOUDMOUTH DJ Chris Moyles met his match when he was presented to Prince William - who promptly slagged him off for being too fat.
For years I've slagged him off about being small, a crap singer and questioned how someone as beautiful as Rosanna Davison could be his daughter.
Besides which, are all the irate punters who slagged him off colour blind?
Firstly, Yoko Ono slagged him off at a music magazine awards ceremony for being an inferior rhymesterto her much more talented John.
I just want to say the people who slagged him off and said so many nasty things about him are now, I hope, beginning to realise how good a manager he is.
He had to back down after his wife slagged him off for the "shamelessly tacky" idea in public.
MOBY has taken a pop at Eminem after he slagged him off in his No.
MEL B's estranged hubby Jimmy Gulzaris threatening to tell all about their marriage after the Spice Girl slagged him off in an interview with Hello
I have slagged him off a bit over the years for that because it was the only negative thing he did to me in my life.