fagged


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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.]

fagged

(fæɡd )
adj
1. informal Brit tired
2. I can't be fagged I can't be bothered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.fagged - drained of energy or effectivenessfagged - drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out"
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"

fagged

adjective
Slang. Extremely tired.Also used with out:
Informal: beat, bushed, tuckered (out).
Slang: done in, pooped (out).
Idioms: all in, ready to drop.
Translations

fagged

[fægd] adj (Brit) (fam) (also fagged out) → stanco/a morto/a
References in classic literature ?
The strain was great enough when I had merely the work in the printing-office; but now I came home from my Blackstone mentally fagged, and I could not take up the authors whom at the bottom of my heart I loved so much better.
I was fagged out, and for the first time in years felt a question as to my ability to cope with an antagonist; but there was naught else for it than to engage my man, and that as quickly and ferociously as lay in me, for my only salvation was to rush him off his feet by the impetuosity of my attack--I could not hope to win a long-drawn-out battle.
But the fagged whale abated his speed, and blindly altering his course, went round the stern of the ship towing the two boats after him, so that they performed a complete circuit.