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fag 1

 (făg)
n. Chiefly British
1.
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
v.tr. Informal
To exhaust; weary: Four hours on the tennis court fagged me out.
v.intr. Chiefly British
1. To work to exhaustion; toil.
2. To function as the servant of another student in a boarding school.

[From fag, to droop (obsolete), perhaps from Middle English fagge; see fag end.]

fag 2

 (făg)
n. Slang
A cigarette.

[Short for fag end.]

fag 3

 (făg)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a gay man.

[Short for faggot.]

fag

(fæɡ)
n
1. informal a boring or wearisome task: it's a fag having to walk all that way.
2. (Education) Brit (esp formerly) a young public school boy who performs menial chores for an older boy or prefect
vb, fags, fagging or fagged
3. informal (when: tr, often foll by out) to become or cause to become exhausted by hard toil or work
4. (usually intr) Brit to do or cause to do menial chores in a public school: Brown fags for Lee.
[C18: of obscure origin]

fag

(fæɡ)
n
1. (Recreational Drugs) Brit a slang word for cigarette
2. a fag end, as of cloth
[C16 (in the sense: something hanging loose, flap): of obscure origin]

fag

(fæɡ)
n
slang chiefly US and Canadian short for faggot2

fag1

(fæg)

n., v. fagged, fag•ging. n.
1. Slang. a cigarette.
2. Chiefly Brit. drudgery; toil.
3. Brit. a younger pupil in a British public school required to perform certain menial tasks for an older pupil.
4. a drudge.
v.t.
5. to tire or weary by labor (often fol. by out).
6. Brit. to require to do the menial chores of a fag.
v.i.
7. Chiefly Brit. to work until wearied; work hard.
8. Brit. to do menial chores for an older public-school pupil.
[1425–75; late Middle English fagge broken thread in cloth, loose end, drooping end > to droop, tire > to make weary > drudgery, drudge; (definition 6) a shortening of fag end]

fag2

(fæg)

n.
usage: This term is usually used with disparaging intent and perceived as insulting. However, it is also used by homosexuals as a positive term of self-reference.
n.
Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive. (a term used to refer to a male homosexual.)
[1920–25, Amer.]
fag′gy, adj. -gi•er, -gi•est.

fag


Past participle: fagged
Gerund: fagging

Imperative
fag
fag
Present
I fag
you fag
he/she/it fags
we fag
you fag
they fag
Preterite
I fagged
you fagged
he/she/it fagged
we fagged
you fagged
they fagged
Present Continuous
I am fagging
you are fagging
he/she/it is fagging
we are fagging
you are fagging
they are fagging
Present Perfect
I have fagged
you have fagged
he/she/it has fagged
we have fagged
you have fagged
they have fagged
Past Continuous
I was fagging
you were fagging
he/she/it was fagging
we were fagging
you were fagging
they were fagging
Past Perfect
I had fagged
you had fagged
he/she/it had fagged
we had fagged
you had fagged
they had fagged
Future
I will fag
you will fag
he/she/it will fag
we will fag
you will fag
they will fag
Future Perfect
I will have fagged
you will have fagged
he/she/it will have fagged
we will have fagged
you will have fagged
they will have fagged
Future Continuous
I will be fagging
you will be fagging
he/she/it will be fagging
we will be fagging
you will be fagging
they will be fagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fagging
you have been fagging
he/she/it has been fagging
we have been fagging
you have been fagging
they have been fagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fagging
you will have been fagging
he/she/it will have been fagging
we will have been fagging
you will have been fagging
they will have been fagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fagging
you had been fagging
he/she/it had been fagging
we had been fagging
you had been fagging
they had been fagging
Conditional
I would fag
you would fag
he/she/it would fag
we would fag
you would fag
they would fag
Past Conditional
I would have fagged
you would have fagged
he/she/it would have fagged
we would have fagged
you would have fagged
they would have fagged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fag - offensive term for an openly homosexual manfag - offensive term for an openly homosexual man
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
gay man, shirtlifter - a homosexual man
2.fag - finely ground tobacco wrapped in paperfag - finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking
cigarette butt - small part of a cigarette that is left after smoking
cubeb cigarette, cubeb - a cigarette containing cubeb
filter-tipped cigarette - a cigarette with a filter tip
marijuana cigarette, reefer, spliff, joint, stick - marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
roll of tobacco, smoke - tobacco leaves that have been made into a cylinder
Verb1.fag - act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools
wait on, attend to, assist, attend, serve - work for or be a servant to; "May I serve you?"; "She attends the old lady in the wheelchair"; "Can you wait on our table, please?"; "Is a salesperson assisting you?"; "The minister served the King for many years"
2.fag - work hardfag - work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
do work, work - be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
3.fag - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stressfag - exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
indispose - cause to feel unwell; "She was indisposed"
exhaust, tucker, tucker out, wash up, beat - wear out completely; "This kind of work exhausts me"; "I'm beat"; "He was all washed up after the exam"
overfatigue, overtire, overweary - tire excessively

fag

1
noun (Slang) cigarette, smoke, ciggy (informal), cancer stick (slang), coffin nail (slang), gasper (slang) A woman on her doorstep asked if he could spare a fag.

fag

2
noun (Offensive slang) homosexual, queen (slang), gay, fairy (slang), queer (informal, derogatory), homo (informal, derogatory), bender (slang), poof (Brit. & Austral. derogatory slang), nancy boy (slang), poofter (slang), batty boy (slang), catamite, shirt-lifter (derogatory slang), woofter (derogatory slang)

fag

noun
1. One who works or toils tirelessly:
Informal: grind, workhorse.
2. Chiefly British. Physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting:
Informal: sweat.
Idiom: sweat of one's brow.
verb
1. To exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion:
2. To make extremely tired.Also used with out:
Informal: knock out, tucker (out).
Slang: do in, poop (out).
Idioms: run ragged, take it out of.
Translations
سِيجَارَةسيجارَه باللغه العامِيَّهكَدْح، عَمَل مُمِل وصَعْب
cigaretadřinaretkaretko
smøgcigaretslavearbejdeslid
ikävä hommarööki
cigareta
buzicigarettacigihomoszexuálismeleg
rettastrit, puî
つまらない仕事
고된 일
didžiulis sunkus darbasnuorūkanusivaręs nuo koto
cigaretenogurdinošs/apnicīgs darbs
cigg
บุหรี่
sigarazor iş
گانڈو
điếu thuốc

fag

[fæg]
A. N
1. (Brit) (= cigarette) → pitillo m, cigarro m
2. (esp US) (= homosexual) → marica m
3. (Brit) (o.f.) (= effort, job) → lata f
what a fag!¡qué lata!
it's just too much of a fagla verdad, es mucho trabajo
4. (Brit) (Scol) alumno joven que trabaja para otro mayor
B. VT (also fag out) (= exhaust) → dejar rendido
to be fagged (out)estar rendido
C. VI to fag for sb (Brit) (Scol) → trabajar para algn
D. CPD fag end N [of cigarette] → colilla f (fig) (= remainder) → final m
fag hag N mujer a la que le gusta la compañía de hombres homosexuales

fag

[ˈfæg] n
(British) (= cigarette) → clope f
(= chore) what a fag! → quelle corvée!
(US) (offensive) (= homosexual) → pédé m fag end n
[cigarette] → mégot m
(= remainder) → reste m; [conversation] → dernières bribes fplfagged out adj (British) (= exhausted) → crevé(e)

fag

(inf)
n
no pl (Brit = drudgery) → Schinderei f, → Plackerei f
(Brit: = cigarette) → Kippe f (inf), → Glimmstängel m (dated inf)
(Brit, Sch) junger Internatsschüler, der einem älteren bestimmte Dienste zu leisten hat
(esp US sl: = homosexual) → Schwule(r) m (inf)
vt (Brit inf: also fag out) → erschöpfen, schlauchen (inf); to be fagged (out)kaputt or geschafft sein (inf)
vi (Brit)
(also fag away)sich abrackern (inf), → sich abplagen
(Sch) einem älteren Schüler Dienste leisten

fag

1 [fæg]
1. n
a. (Brit) (fam) (effort, job, chore) → faticata, sfacchinata
b. (Brit) (Scol) studente che fa piccoli servizi ad uno più anziano
2. vt (fam) (also fag out) → stancare, affaticare

fag

2 [fæg] n (Brit) (fam) (cigarette) → sigaretta, cicca

fag

(fӕg) noun
1. hard or boring work. It was a real fag to clean the whole house.
2. a slang word for a cigarette. I'm dying for a fag.
fag-end noun
the small, useless piece of a cigarette that remains after it has been smoked. The ashtray was full of fag-ends; the fag-end of the conversation.
fagged out
very tired. I'm completely fagged out after that long walk.

fag

سِيجَارَة retko smøg Plackerei αγγαρεία pitillo ikävä homma clope cigareta sigaretta つまらない仕事 고된 일 saffie slit harówka cigarro сигарета cigg บุหรี่ sigara điếu thuốc 香烟
References in classic literature ?
Lucy returned to the stage for her scenes in the second act (the last in which she appears) with Sir Lucius and Fag.
The schoolboy proposition is: 'I am stronger than you, therefore you shall fag for me.
I should have credit for this arrangement -- a far wiser one than that of La Fontaine and others, who reserve the impression to be conveyed until the last moment, and thus sneak it in at the fag end of their fables.
Caddy then went on to reason, how could he be expected to be a scholar when he had passed his whole life in the dancing-school and had done nothing but teach and fag, fag and teach, morning, noon, and night
Allen says it is nine, measured nine; but I am sure it cannot be more than eight; and it is such a fag -- I come back tired to death.
Thank ye, sir, thank ye," said Dagley, with a loud snarling irony which made Fag the sheep-dog stir from his seat and prick his ears; but seeing Monk enter the yard after some outside loitering, Fag seated himself again in an attitude of observation.
Honey, it's just brain fag that makes us feel that way, and the weather.
We will make vaudevilles together, and I'll fag at your work in the office.
On the instant, out of the profound of my brain- fag, I knew what I wanted.
From out the most spare and hungry room in all this spare and hungry house there came, one morning, the tremulous tones of old Gride's voice, as it feebly chirruped forth the fag end of some forgotten song, of which the burden ran:
This one blacked his shoes: that toasted his bread, others would fag out, and give him balls at cricket during whole summer afternoons.
Because he had been kind to me at school, when he was captain of the eleven, and I his fag, I had dared to look for kindness from him now; because I was ruined, and he rich enough to play cricket all the summer, and do nothing for the rest of the year, I had fatuously counted on his mercy, his sympathy, his help