Definition and Meanings for fag

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Fag is ranked 22,211 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of fag

noun, intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb

Etymology of fag

cf. lg. fakk wearied, weary, vaak slumber, drowsiness, ofries. fai, equiv. to f devoted to death, os. f, ohg. feigi, g. feig, feige, cowardly, icel. feigr fated to die, as. f, scot. faik, to fail, stop, lower the price; or perh. the same word as e. flag to droop

Meaning of fag

as noun

  • a knot or coarse part in cloth; a flaw.
  • a cigarette.
  • a fag end in a cloth.
  • a drudge.

as noun

  • a male homosexual; -- always used disparagingly and considered offensive. shortened form of faggot.

as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to become weary; to tire.
  • to labor to wearness; to work hard; to drudge.
  • to act as a fag, or perform menial services or drudgery, for another, as in some english schools.

as transitive verb

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