slag (off) v.
to criticize, to slander, to attack verbally.
|Goodbye to The Hill (1966) 71: There was always somebody to hold a place for me in the queue. Usually when I crept in [...] some oul’ one behind would start slagging me for not taking my turn.|
|Buttons 75: He was doing a good job of bad mouthing and slagging me to a number of Angels.|
|Villain’s Tale 91: [He] slagged off other drivers who got in his way.|
|Minder [TV script] 58: Not that I want to slag off Arthur.‘Senior Citizen Caine’ in|
|in Living Dangerously 157: They used to slag me in front of her.|
|How to Shoot Friends 28: While I may slag off at most of them, girls like Tauree are the exception.|
|The Joy (2015) [ebook] Unless that’s [i.e. a love letter] code for something, he’s going to get slagged to death in the morning.|
|Hip-Hop Connection Dec. 8: Verbal abuse from fans when we slag off their favourite rappers is bad enough.|
|Layer Cake 178: Freddie was givin it large, slagging everyone.|
|Guardian G2 4 Mar. 18: He started slagging off Sid Fearlittle, another con we knew.|
|Thrill City [ebook] She was slagging me off to anyone who’d listen, telling them [...] I’d only got published because I was young and good-looking and I’d slept with the right people.|
|Independent 24 Jan. 37/1: Nobody Gagas, or Ke$has or Beyoncés or slags anyone off.|
|Guardian 31 Oct. [Internet] Fox News Slagging Off Radiohead.|
criticism, verbal attack.
|Frying-Pan 20: The Wing Meetings are shocking, all they are is slagging sessions.|
|Decadence in Decadence and Other Plays (1985) 28: What a double choke to suffer slagging from the slut I poke.|
|Now You Know 152: She gave us a right slagging-off last night.|
|Yes We Have No 333: A lot of racial slagging on both sides.|
|(con. 1980s) Skagboys 10: Andy n some other boys join in n ah jist take the slaggin cause it’s pointless arguing wi dozy auld fuckers.|