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fag·got 1

 (făg′ət)
n. & v.
Variant of fagot.

fag·got 2

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

[Perhaps from faggot, variant of fagot, bundle, lump, old woman.]

faggot

(ˈfæɡət) or

fagot

n
1. a bundle of sticks or twigs, esp when bound together and used as fuel
2. (Metallurgy) a bundle of iron bars, esp a box formed by four pieces of wrought iron and filled with scrap to be forged into wrought iron
3. (Cookery) a ball of chopped meat, usually pork liver, bound with herbs and bread and eaten fried
4. a bundle of anything
vb (tr)
5. to collect into a bundle or bundles
6. (Knitting & Sewing) needlework to do faggoting on (a garment, piece of cloth, etc)
[C14: from Old French, perhaps from Greek phakelos bundle]

faggot

(ˈfæɡət)
n
offensive slang chiefly US and Canadian a male homosexual. Often shortened to: fag
[C20: special use of faggot1]
ˈfaggoty adj

fag•got1

(ˈfæg ət)

n., v.t. Brit.

fag•got2

(ˈfæg ət)

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.)
[1910–15; of uncertain origin]
fag′got•y, adj.

Faggot

 a bundle or bunch of anything; also a bundle of material, esp. wood, used for fuel. See also fascine.
Examples: faggot of compliments, 1742; of herbs, 1741; of iron or steel rods, 1640; of reeds, 1489; of rushes, 1545; of selections, 1854; of sticks; of thorns, 1398; of twigs; of utter improbabilities, 1782.

faggot


Past participle: faggoted
Gerund: faggoting

Imperative
faggot
faggot
Present
I faggot
you faggot
he/she/it faggots
we faggot
you faggot
they faggot
Preterite
I faggoted
you faggoted
he/she/it faggoted
we faggoted
you faggoted
they faggoted
Present Continuous
I am faggoting
you are faggoting
he/she/it is faggoting
we are faggoting
you are faggoting
they are faggoting
Present Perfect
I have faggoted
you have faggoted
he/she/it has faggoted
we have faggoted
you have faggoted
they have faggoted
Past Continuous
I was faggoting
you were faggoting
he/she/it was faggoting
we were faggoting
you were faggoting
they were faggoting
Past Perfect
I had faggoted
you had faggoted
he/she/it had faggoted
we had faggoted
you had faggoted
they had faggoted
Future
I will faggot
you will faggot
he/she/it will faggot
we will faggot
you will faggot
they will faggot
Future Perfect
I will have faggoted
you will have faggoted
he/she/it will have faggoted
we will have faggoted
you will have faggoted
they will have faggoted
Future Continuous
I will be faggoting
you will be faggoting
he/she/it will be faggoting
we will be faggoting
you will be faggoting
they will be faggoting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been faggoting
you have been faggoting
he/she/it has been faggoting
we have been faggoting
you have been faggoting
they have been faggoting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been faggoting
you will have been faggoting
he/she/it will have been faggoting
we will have been faggoting
you will have been faggoting
they will have been faggoting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been faggoting
you had been faggoting
he/she/it had been faggoting
we had been faggoting
you had been faggoting
they had been faggoting
Conditional
I would faggot
you would faggot
he/she/it would faggot
we would faggot
you would faggot
they would faggot
Past Conditional
I would have faggoted
you would have faggoted
he/she/it would have faggoted
we would have faggoted
you would have faggoted
they would have faggoted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.faggot - offensive term for an openly homosexual manfaggot - offensive term for an openly homosexual man
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
gay man, shirtlifter - a homosexual man
2.faggot - a bundle of sticks and branches bound togetherfaggot - a bundle of sticks and branches bound together
sheaf, bundle - a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
Verb1.faggot - ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch; "He fagotted the blouse for his wife"
broider, embroider - decorate with needlework
2.faggot - fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them
metallurgy - the science and technology of metals
tie down, tie up, truss, bind - secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
3.faggot - bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot; "faggot up the sticks"
tie down, tie up, truss, bind - secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
Translations
hintti
गाँडू
buzi
bulangiugomicpoponar
butara
گانڈو

faggot

1 fagot (US) [ˈfægət] N
1. (for fire) → haz m de leña
2. (Brit) (Culin) → albóndiga f

faggot

2 [ˈfægət] N (esp US) (pej) (= homosexual) → marica m

faggot

[ˈfægət] (US) (offensive) n (= homosexual) → pédé m fag hag (offensive) nfille f à pédés

faggot

1 [ˈfægət] n (Am) (offensive) → frocio (offensive)

faggot

2 [ˈfægət] n
a. (wood) → fascina
b. (Brit) (Culin) faggots npl polpette a base di fegato di maiale
References in classic literature ?
All day long I toiled with frantic haste and collected quantities of dry brushwood, reeds and thorns, which I bound with faggots, and making a circle of them under my tree I piled them firmly one upon another until I had a kind of tent in which I crouched like a mouse in a hole when she sees the cat coming.
a wall beside the kitchen fireplace-- a little iron door belonging to a brick oven, of that old-fashioned sort that used to be heated with faggots of wood.
The first thing that presented itself to Sancho's eyes was a whole ox spitted on a whole elm tree, and in the fire at which it was to be roasted there was burning a middling-sized mountain of faggots, and six stewpots that stood round the blaze had not been made in the ordinary mould of common pots, for they were six half wine-jars, each fit to hold the contents of a slaughter-house; they swallowed up whole sheep and hid them away in their insides without showing any more sign of them than if they were pigeons.
It was the curse of mankind that these incongruous faggots were thus bound together--that in the agonised womb of consciousness, these polar twins should be continuously struggling.
Behind me lay the yard, vividly black-and-white in the moonlight, and the pile of wood and faggots on which Moreau and his mutilated victims lay, one over another.
Here and there a dog barked behind a door or an affrighted cat fled precipitately from the midst of the pavement to take refuge behind a pile of faggots, from which retreat her eyes would shine like peridores.
As a cauldron upon a large fire boils when it is melting the lard of some fatted hog, and the lard keeps bubbling up all over when the dry faggots blaze under it--even so were the goodly waters of Xanthus heated with the fire till they were boiling.
I thought he wouldn't face the fire," said Lord John, laughing, as he came back and threw his branch among the faggots.
Beyond this mere look of things there was little for Brown's freshening fancy to feed on; he saw no human beings, except some gipsies trailing along the river bank, with faggots and osiers cut in the forest; and one sight no longer unconventional, but in such remote parts still uncommon: a dark-haired lady, bare-headed, and paddling her own canoe.
I am glad that she has gone," he said to himself, "she has a decidedly middle-class mind"; and he sank a little deeper still into the mud, and began to think about the loneliness of genius, when suddenly two little boys in white smocks came running down the bank, with a kettle and some faggots.
She saw the High Priest, he to whom custom would unite her--bent, crooked, gnarled, stunted, hideous--advance with the flaming torch and stand awaiting her command to apply it to the faggots surrounding the sacrificial pyre.
He spent half the day extending his campfire to the tree, at any moment a half dozen burning faggots ready at hand to fling at his enemies.