- 1 English
- 1.1 Alternative forms
- 1.2 Etymology
- 1.3 Pronunciation
- 1.4 Noun
- 1.4.1 Synonyms
- 1.4.2 Coordinate terms
- 1.5 Adjective
- 1.6 References
Alternative forms Edit
Unknown. Possibly related to shag ( “ shredded tobacco ” ) . The “marijuana” noun sense is attested since the 1980s in the United States, the adjective since the 1990s. The “trinkets or items given away” sense is a variant of swag from 19th century thieves’ cant.
- IPA (key) : /ʃwæɡ/
- ( low-grade marijuana ) : mersh , regs
- ( trinkets ) : tchotchkes
Coordinate terms Edit
- mids , middies
- kine bud , kind bud , KB , KBs
- heads , headies
- ( US , slang ) inferior; low-grade
schwag Contents 1 English 1.1 Alternative forms 1.2 Etymology 1.3 Pronunciation 1.4 Noun 1.4.1 Synonyms 1.4.2 Coordinate terms 1.5 Adjective
Cannabis of very, very low potency and quality, usually harvested too early or too late in the growing cycle. Schwag is stereotypically associated with marijuana that comes from Mexico, pressed into bricks to facilitate easy transportation across the border. It is very cheap and very unhealthy, as much more is smoked to achieve a high than higher potency marijuana.
Unlike sensimilla, schwag is loaded with seeds and THC-bearing crystals are nowhere to be seen. The potency of schwag is so low that it often does not even smell like weed.
Some varieties are called dirt for their sheer resemblance to compost. In fact, any high that comes from smoking schwag only comes after smoking very large amounts.
Also known as catnip, shwag (alternate spelling), shit, and other demeaning terms.
That schwag wouldn’t get a fly high.
Often enough, high schoolers are duped by dealers into buying schwag under the impression that it is kb.
Schwag weed Cannabis of very, very low potency and quality, usually harvested too early or too late in the growing cycle. Schwag is stereotypically associated with marijuana that comes from