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 door opens and these two hooligans, who are then called 'thugs', come in with their Irish soccer jerseys and they are drunk and order pints and start slagging your man for his uniform, slagging him for his medals, poking him and starting a row and looking at the women behind the bar.
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.
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.
We were slagging him on the bus alright," said Bastick.
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.
Cowell added: "It will sound awful me slagging him off but you want someone to be a star all over the world.
FOUR minutes into the double bill debut of the latest glossy American drama, and we had Callista Flockhart's character meeting her wee brother and slagging him for being "really skinny.
The Sunderland defender (right) says Old Trafford is packed with mates slagging him off.
BBC man Glenn Campbell tried to turn The Leaders' Debate into an episode of Jerry Springer, telling Alex Salmond to "look at" Jack McConnell when he was slagging him off on Sunday.
He began with a "really bad Bay City Roller's mullet" - since then he's had three haircuts to stop the punters slagging him.
Even though I hate him I'd never let my daughter know this or hear me slagging him off.