Definition of Fag in English :

Define Fag in English

Fag meaning in English

Meaning of Fag in English

Pronunciation of Fag in English

Fag pronunciation in English

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1. fag, faggot, fagot, fairy, nance, pansy, poof, poove, pouf, queen, queer

offensive term for an openly homosexual man

2. butt, cigaret, cigarette, coffin nail, fag

finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking


3. fag

act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools

4. dig, drudge, fag, grind, labor, labour, moil, toil, travail

work hard

Example Sentences:
'She was digging away at her math homework'
'Lexicographers drudge all day long'

5. fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary

exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Example Sentences:
'We wore ourselves out on this hike'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of fag
1. informal
a boring or wearisome task
it's a fag having to walk all that way
2. British
(esp formerly) a young public school boy who performs menial chores for an older boy or prefect
verbWord forms: fags, fagging or fagged
3. (when tr, often foll by out) informal
to become or cause to become exhausted by hard toil or work
4. (usually intr) British
to do or cause to do menial chores in a public school
Brown fags for Lee
1. British a slang word for cigarette
a fag end, as of cloth
offensive, slang, mainly US and Canadian short for faggot2

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see synonyms of fag
verb intransitiveWord forms: fagged or ˈfagging
to work hard and become very tired
2.  British, Informal
to serve as a fag or servant
verb transitive
to make tired by hard work
4.  British, Informal
to employ (a boy) as a fag or servant
5.  British, Informal
hard, tiring work; drudgery
fatigue; weariness
a boy in an English public school who acts as a servant for another boy in a higher form, or class
a menial worker; drudge
6.  US, Slang
a male homosexual
a term of contempt and hostility
Chiefly British, Informal
a cigarette

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of fag
Chiefly British
a. A student at a boarding school who is required to perform menial tasks for a student in a higher grade.
b. A drudge.
2. Fatiguing or tedious work; drudgery.
v. fagged, fag·ging, fags
To exhaust; weary: Four hours on the tennis court fagged me out.
Chiefly British
1. To work to exhaustion; toil.
2. To function as the servant of another student in a boarding school.
A cigarette.
Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a gay man.

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