n.pl.— «Pictures of the wives and girlfriends (or Wags as the FA’s acronym calls them) of the Euro 2004 England team, or of the wives and girlfriends of the 1999 US Ryder Cup team, for instance, show a classic feminine look where every woman is tanned, polished, thin.…She is not allowed to complain or to step out of line. If she does—such as Posh Spice’s decision not to move to Madrid—she’s criticised or ostracised (witness the glee when Mrs Beckham missed the boat on booking into the same hotel as the other Wags in Portugal because it was full).» —“Sucess isn’t all it’s cracked up to be” by Lousie France Guardian (U.K.) Oct. 3, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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