Definition of dag in English:

dag

noun

NZ, Australian
informal
  • An unfashionable or socially conservative person.

    • ‘We've all known people like Steve, the likeable dag with big dreams.’
    • ‘Floyd may be a bit of a dag, but he's a pretty nifty player when it comes to badminton!’

Origin

Late Middle English (denoting a hanging pointed part of something): possibly related to tag. dag (sense 1 of the noun) dates from the early 17th century; dag (sense 2 of the noun) is a transferred use of English dialect meaning ‘a challenge’.

Pronunciation

dag

/daɡ/