WAG

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WAG (plural WAGs)

  1. (business or military slang, US) A wild-assed guess; a rough estimate.
  2. One of the ‘wives and girlfriends’ of sports stars or other celebrities, originally and especially of association football players.
    • 2006, Lucy Rock, The Observer, 2 July 2006 (p.20)
      The World Cup WAGs are a good example of this. The younger girls, nicknamed the ‘hen-night crowd’ and led by Colleen McLoughlin, dance on tables and drink until the early hours while No. 1 WAG Victoria Beckham remains aloof, dining sedately with Ashley Cole’s fiancee, Cheryl Tweedy.
    • 2006, Emma Cowing, The Scotsman, 4 July 2006:
      In Wimbledon, the tennis WAGs and - just as excitingly - HABs (Husbands and Boyfriends) have been appearing courtside, enthusiastically cheering on their beloved other halves with a degree of style.

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