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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Maybe it's because the 2006 X Factor winner, 30, has spent most of this year slagging off her old boss Simon Cowell.
On his references to new councillors, Rob's point on not slagging off is well made.
So there you have it the Chronicle slagging off Ben Arfa when six weeks ago they were singing his praise.
This time he's slagging off Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal who "looks like one of my aunties", and Apple for "ruining the world".
So before the anti-Ukip protesters start slagging off Ukip they should all start to look in their own back yards to see what sort of idiots they are attracting.
Boss Michael O'Leary said: "Shock, horror, people might be slagging off Ryanair.
But she should spend less of it slagging off Nick Clegg.
I AM sick of people slagging off the baby boomers because we were born in the 1950s.
My message to Americans who may be slagging off London, the sub-prime crisis frankly began in the United States, not here," he said.
OptaJoke (Opta Joke) 9 - Now he's signed for QPR, it'll be 9 weeks until Joey Barton begins slagging off the club on Twitter.
It's time for chefs to get back in the kS itchen" TV chef Marcus Wareing "You'll never find a Manchester band slagging off another Manchester band.
The best of your emails and texts Pleasing View Can television pundits please stop slagging off Rainbow View.
SHARLEEN SPITERI has revealed she gets the best out of her band by slagging off their bedroom skills.
But Emma is a bit silly to go round slagging off her client's services.
IT is all very well Lorne Jackson slagging off the BNP and people who vote for them.