See also: meg, MEG, még, mēg, -meg, and meg-



  • enPR: mĕg, IPA(key): /mɛɡ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛɡ

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Meg (plural Megs)

  1. A diminutive of the female given names Margaret or Megan.
    • 1818 John Keats: Meg Merrilies:
      Old Meg was brave as Margaret Queen,
      And tall as Amazon:
      An old red blanket cloak she wore,
      A chip-hat had she on.
    • 1985 E. L. Doctorow, World's Fair, Fawcett Crest 1986, →ISBN, page 208:
      My mother thought Meg a sweet child, that's what she called her, a sweet child, although she was critical of her name.
      'What kind of name is that,' she said.
      'It's short for Margaret,' I said. 'But everyone calls her Meg.'
      'Well, that's no name for a girl, that's a scullery maid's name. I fault the mother.'

Etymology 2Edit


Meg (plural Megs)

  1. (colloquial) Megalodon.
    • 2002, Mark Renz, Megalodon: Hunting the Hunter, p. 33:
      The Bone Valley Region of Florida has multiple Miocene nursery sites in which neonate and young Meg teeth are abundant, as well as food sources. Young Megs probably consumed a lot of large fish but because fish vertebrae don't hold up well in the fossil record, it's difficult to get an accurate reading.