"mag" Definition

  1. a halfpenny.—_Ancient Cant_, MAKE. MEGS were formerly guineas.—_B. M. Carew._ MAKE, the old form, is still used by schoolboys in Scotland. “Not a blessed MAG!” would be the phrase of a cadger down on his luck to express his penniless state.
  2. literary and printers’ slang for magazine.
  3. to talk; hence MAGPIE. To MAG in thieves’ slang is to talk well and persuasively.

More About mag

Position in the dictionary: 2106 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: maggoty, magsman, mahcheen, mahogany, mahogany flat, mail, main-toby, make, make tracks, make-up
Previous words in the dictionary: madza, maceman, mace, mab, m.t., m.p., m. b. coat, lynch-law, lylo, lushy

The Slang Dictionary's Entry for mag

Read The Slang Dictionary's historical definition of the slang word "mag" on this page. Also learn other useful information about "mag", including the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms to be discovered.