skag

skag
AND scag [skseg]
1. n. a rotten thing or person.
Don’t be such a skag. Who do you think you are?
Gary has become more of a scag than I can stand.
2. n. a very ugly woman. (Collegiate.)
What a skag! I wouldn’t be seen with her.
She looks like a scag without makeup.
3. n. a tobacco cigarette; a tobacco cigarette butt. (Military.)
Can I bum a scag off you?
Here, have a scag on me.
4. in. to smoke (a tobacco cigarette).
He stopped scagging for about a week.
I’ll scag till I die.
5. n. heroin, especially poor quality heroin; any powerful drug. (Drugs.)
Just lay off the skag—if you can.
Scag has sent a lot of my friends to the bone orchard.
6. n. hard liquor.
No beer for me. Tonight it’s scag.
The two of them put away a quart of my finest skag.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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