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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IT says a lot about Leslie Ash that despite having to live with the crippling aftereffects of MRSA, the enduring 'trout pout' label and her sister slagging her off at every opportunity, she still has a brilliant sense of fun.
ROT: tedious hypocrite Graham Norton lavishing undeserved TV time on Jade Goody after slagging her off for half a series.