Wagging off - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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To absent oneself or leave early from school or work when one would normally be required to be there; to play truant. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. I was so restless and bored at work that I decided to just wag off after lunch without telling anyone. Hey, Jim and I are planning on wagging off from school on Friday, do you want to come with us? That's the last time you wag off class, mister! From now on, I'm dropping you off to school every morning!
References in periodicals archive
THERE were plenty of excuses for wagging off
school to shop in Middlesbrough - but Frank Copeland was having none of them.
"We thought that rather than have them wagging off
school we would offer DJ workshops, and that started from the late 1990s.
The runners up were NO WAGGING OFF
from Mr H Smart of Halesowen and BOOK-WORMED from Stan Evans of Bordesley Green
"I remember wagging off
school with my mate Tony Coldwell to go to games.
In the end I was wagging off
so much I reckoned I might as well leave."