Meaning of fag


Pronunciation: (fag), [key]
— v., n. fagged, fag•ging,
  1. to tire or weary by labor; exhaust (often fol. by out): The long climb fagged us out.
  2. to require (a younger public-school pupil) to do menial chores.
  3. to fray or unlay the end of (a rope).
  1. to work until wearied; work hard: to fag away at French.
  2. to do menial chores for an older public-school pupil.
  1. a cigarette.
  2. a fag end, as of cloth.
  3. a rough or defective spot in a woven fabric; blemish; flaw.
  4. drudgery; toil.
  5. a younger pupil in a British public school required to perform certain menial tasks for, and submit to the hazing of, an older pupil.
  6. a drudge.


Pronunciation: (fag), [key]
  1. Slang . faggot.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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