Definition of shagged in English:

shagged

(also shagged out)

adjective

British
informal
  • 1Exhausted.

    ‘they were too shagged to do any cleaning’
    • ‘Am pretty much shagged and ready to go back to bed.’
    • ‘I arrived at her door at around 6 am, shagged and fagged, frozen to the bone, anxious for sleep.’
    • ‘Am feeling a bit tired and shagged out today as, in response to a cry of need, I played football yesterday.’
    • ‘I am being dragged slowly and reluctantly towards the conclusion that the Respect project is a dead parrot - well perhaps not quite dead but certainly more than just shagged out after a long squawk.’
    • ‘Coldplay were excellent but I was beginning to get a bit shagged out by then.’
    • ‘He said he was tired, but we were quite impressed as he didn't look as shagged out as we thought he would after all that cycling.’
    • ‘He's too shagged to swagger, but he'll stroll and stare.’
    • ‘That translates roughly as: ‘we believe that new customers, being tired and shagged out after switching accounts ten months before, will be too lazy and apathetic to bother doing it again.’’
    • ‘Well, I know it's not very ‘rock and roll’ to admit it, but I'm totally shagged out after staying up till 4.30 am to watch the Holyfield fight (he lost - his corner threw in the towel, as they say).’
    • ‘By the time we got there, we were all completely shagged out.’
    • ‘This is the standard time that all new mothers and babies get to stay in hospital as the authorities rightly feel that new mother might just be a little overwhelmed and/or shagged out so feel it best she gets a bit of rest.’
    • ‘You'd think I would feel shagged out now, but I'm on tip top form.’
    • ‘'He must be shagged out from going up and down all them stairs, ‘chuckled Barry.’
    • ‘I had tried to veer away from footie in the last few weeks as the season had taken its toll on me and I was a bit shagged out.’
    • ‘Still feeling tired and shagged out from the previous night.’
    • ‘Anyway, I'm pasted, beat, shagged out, but I've enough left in the tank for the following.’
    • ‘He just swims at top speed around the tank and then lies shagged out on the bottom for ages.’
    • ‘Half-term was mind-numbingly unproductive in terms of writing, perhaps because I'm still shagged out after the house move.’
    tired out, worn out, weary, dog-tired, bone-tired, bone-weary, ready to drop, on one's last legs, asleep on one's feet, drained, fatigued, enervated, debilitated, spent
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    1. 1.1 Damaged, ruined, or useless.
      ‘I thought my hearing was shagged because I play the drums’
      • ‘The old Post Office is about shagged and courier companies on an ever-increasing basis are sending even parcels.’
      • ‘‘Cowen is their darling,’ the source said, ‘and they know that he's shagged if it goes down.’’

Pronunciation

shagged

/ʃaɡd/