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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EMMERDALE 7pm, ITV Rakesh overhears Jai slagging him off to David and tells Jai not to push away his family like he did his son.
We were slagging him on the bus alright," said Bastick.
JINXED Dunfermline defender Alex Keddie has revealed even his wife has started slagging him as he bids to avoid the embarrassment of notching a hat-trick from hell.
JOE COLE has revealed his mates have been slagging him over his wonder goal against Sweden being a fluke
George Michael has shut down his website chatroom because fans have been slagging him off.
All the girls sat near him slagging him off, and pulled his hat off telling him he was really mean.
Cowell added: "It will sound awful me slagging him off but you want someone to be a star all over the world.
CHRIS INNES insists the decision to return to the SPL was a "no-brainer" - even if his St Mirren teammates have wasted no time in slagging him off.
The Sunderland defender (right) says Old Trafford is packed with mates slagging him off.
He began with a "really bad Bay City Roller's mullet" - since then he's had three haircuts to stop the punters slagging him.
ONE True Voice singer Jamie Shaw is holding an olive branch to manager Pete Waterman after slagging him off in 192.