fag

Fag is mainly used as an offensive term for homosexuals. Although it has other meanings, you should probably avoid it at all costs.

This is a very strong word that should be avoided in nearly all situations: fag (short for faggot) is a hateful slur against homosexuals. Because fag is such an offensive word, the other meanings are uncommon, but fagging has also meant working hard and getting tired, as in fagging out. A fag — especially in England — is also a cigarette, and in British boys’ schools, fags are servants for older boys.

Primary Meanings of fag

1.
n
offensive term for an openly homosexual man
2.
n
finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
3.
v
exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress
4.
v
act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools
Full Definitions of fag
1

n offensive term for an openly homosexual man

Type of:
gay man, shirtlifter
a homosexual man
2

n finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

Synonyms:
butt, cigaret, cigarette, coffin nail
Types:
cubeb, cubeb cigarette
a cigarette containing cubeb
filter-tipped cigarette
a cigarette with a filter tip
Type of:
roll of tobacco, smoke
tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
3

v exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Synonyms:
fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary
Antonyms:
freshen, refresh, refreshen
make fresh again
Types:
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beat, exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up
wear out completely
overfatigue, overtire, overweary
tire excessively
frazzle
exhaust physically or emotionally
play
exhaust by allowing to pull on the line
kill
tire out completely
Type of:
indispose
cause to feel unwell

v work hard

Synonyms:
dig, drudge, grind, labor, labour, moil, toil, travail
Type of:
do work, work
be employed
4

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

Type of:
assist, attend, attend to, serve, wait on
work for or be a servant to

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