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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He obviously doesn't realise that I can hear him, as he's been slagging me off, too.
Walker said: "The lads are slagging me off for claiming it was my goal but Chris's shot was going wide anyway."
"What a bad mistake that was slagging me off. I'm going to punch his head off."
But yesterday Williams explained: "We've been slagging each other off and I felt if he started slagging me off again what happened could have been ugly for boxing.
I had to read papers every day slagging me off but a lot of the things made me laugh, I don't blame anyone.
All my mates will be in the stands slagging me off anyway.
Williams said: "We've been slagging each other off and I felt if he started slagging me off again what happened could have been ugly for boxing.
With a face like thunder, he rounded on Boycott and raged: "Stop slagging me off in public!