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fag

Noun

1 offensive terms for an openly homosexual man [syn: fagot, faggot, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf]
2 finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking [syn: cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt]

Verb

1 act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools
2 work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long" [syn: labor, labour, toil, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil]
3 exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike" [syn: tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fatigue] [ant: refresh] [also: fagging, fagged]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. In the context of "UK|and|AU|slang}} A cigarette.

Extensive Definition

Fag may refer to:
  • Fag, a British colloquialism for cigarette
  • Fag, a junior boy who acts or acted as servant ("Fagging") to a senior boy at a British independent school
  • Fag, or Faggot (slang), an American generally pejorative word or slur for a homosexual, especially a homosexual man, or for men who are judged to be "unmanly", weak or effeminate; in modern usage the word can be used as a general insult irrespective of sexuality or gender
FAG may refer to:

See also

fag in German: FAG
fag in Spanish: FAG
fag in French: FAG
fag in Italian: FAG
fag in Simple English: Fag

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

auntie, beast of burden, beat, bi-guy, bisexual, bugger, bull dyke, burden, burn out, busy, butch, butt, carton of cigarettes, catamite, chicken, cig, cigarette, cigarette butt, cigarette case, debilitate, deck of cigarettes, dig, dirty work, do in, do up, donkeywork, drive, drudge, drudgery, dyke, employment, enervate, exhaust, fag out, faggot, fairy, fatigue, femme, flag, flit, frazzle, fricatrice, fruit, galley slave, greasy grind, grind, grub, gunsel, hack, hammer, hammer away, handiwork, handwork, harass, homo, homophile, homosexual, homosexualist, industry, invert, jade, keep busy, knock out, knock up, labor, lesbian, lick, lick of work, manual labor, moil, nance, oppress, outwear, overdrive, overfatigue, overstrain, overtask, overtax, overtire, overweary, overwork, pansy, pathic, peg, peg away, plod, plodder, plug, plug along, plug away, poop, poop out, pound away, prostrate, punk, queen, queer, rat race, sapphist, scut work, slave, slavery, slog, slogger, smoke, snipe, spadework, stroke, stroke of work, stub, sweat, swot, task, tax, tire, tire out, tire to death, tiresome work, toil, travail, treadmill, tribade, tucker, use up, wade through, weaken, wear, wear down, wear on, wear out, weary, wilt, wind, work, work away, workhorse
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