Fag - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fæɡ|  American pronunciation of the word fag
Brit.  |fæɡ|  British pronunciation of the word fag

noun

- offensive term for a homosexual man (syn: faggot, fagot, fairy, nance, pansy, poof, poove, pouf, queen, queer)
- finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking (syn: butt, cigaret, cigarette)

verb

- act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools
- work hard (syn: dig, drudge, grind, labor, labour, moil, toil, travail)
- exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress (syn: fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, wear, weary)

Examples

You've been fagging away at your writing all morning, it's time you took a rest.

I'm fagged out, let me rest a minute.

Phrasal verbs

fag out  — exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Word forms

noun
singular: fag
plural: fags
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