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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb fag:

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Definition of the noun fag

What does fag mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: fags

  1. offensive term for a homosexual man
  2. finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking

Alternative definition of the noun fag


  1. [US, technical] In textile inspections, a rough or coarse defect in the woven fabric.
  2. [US, technical] A photovoltaic cell that is no longer in use.
  3. [British, and, Australia, colloquial, dated in US and Canada] A cigarette.
  4. [UK, obsolete, colloquial] The worst part or end of a thing.
  5. [British, colloquial] A chore; an arduous and tiresome task.
  6. [British, archaic, colloquial] Term used in UK public schools for a younger student acting as a servant for senior students.
  7. [colloquial, vulgar, derogatory] A male homosexual.
  8. [US, colloquial, vulgar, pejorative] An annoying person.
  9. [colloquial, vulgar, derogatory] A homosexual person

Definition of the verb fag

What does fag mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: fagged, fagging

  1. act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools
  2. work hard
  3. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

Alternative definition of the verb fag


  1. [transitive, colloquial, used mainly in passive form] To make exhausted, tired out.
  2. [intransitive, colloquial] To droop; to tire.
  3. [British, archaic, colloquial] For a younger student to act as a servant for senior students in UK public schools.


Fag is a fictional character from the 2004 film The Rivals.


"FAG" is a musical single of The Words.

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  1. FAG a.k.a. Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft (Basel): Die Freiwillige Akademische Gesellschaft ist ein Verein und hat den Zweck, die wissenschaftliche Bildung und Forschung im Allgemeinen zu fördern, insbesondere aber die Universität Basel und die in Basel bestehenden wissenschaftlichen Sammlungen zu unterstützen.
  2. Fag a.k.a. Fagurhólsmýri Airport is an airport serving Fagurhólsmýri, Iceland.
  3. Fag a.k.a. Finongan Language: Finongan is one of the Finisterre languages of Papua New Guinea.
    • also known as Finungwan, Finungwa
  4. Fag a.k.a. Fanconi anemia, complementation group G is a gene.
    • also known as X-ray repair complementing defective repair in Chinese hamster cells 9; X-ray repair, complementing defective, in Chinese hamster, 9; DNA repair protein XRCC9

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fag

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Google previewLogic and Lexicon (2013)

The Semantics of the Indefinite by Manfred Pinkal

Then C& = Fag is the last definitely true predication and Co, - Fag, is the first definitely false predication in ( 4).

Google previewQueer Burroughs (2001)

by J. Russell

Thus, the fag is the asshole that has learned to ...

Google previewGrose's Classical Dictionary of Th Vulgar Tongue (1823)

Revised and Corrected, with the Addition of Numerous Slang Phrases, Collected from Tried Authorites by Francis Grose

Fag. To beat. Fag the bloss ; beat the wench. Cant. A fag also means a boy of an inferior form, or class, ...

Google previewMathematical Methods (2008)

For Students of Physics and Related Fields by Sadri Hassani

The obvious generalization that might lead to a connection with relativity is to consider an expression of the form u'BFafl, where u6 is the velocity 4-vector and Fag is an antisymmetric tensor of rank two which reduces to Fij when both a and 6 ...

Google previewFundamentals of General Topology (2001)

Problems and Exercises by A.V. Arkhangel'skii, V.I. Ponomarev

Hence fag is a perfect mapping, as the composition of two perfect mappings ( Problem 29). 56. Use the conclusion of the preceding problem. The diagonal product ...

Google previewModern Algebra (2012)

by Seth Warner

then fAg is a homomorphism. 3° If f and g are homomorphisms from (E x E, A) into (E, A), then fAg is also a homomorphism. 4° The function A from E x E into E is a homomorphism from (E x E, A) into (E, A). Infer that if (E, A) is a loop ( Exercise ...

Google previewScanderoon - Signet (1841)

Fag is a wit of the first order, dressed as a footman. Sir Anthony Absolute, though old, is nevertheless admirable, and cleverly sustained. To a severe criticism this comedy exhibits many faults, yet the same severity must admit its abundant ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Underworld (2015)

British and American by Eric Partridge

fag, n. A low pickpocket: 1839, W. A. Miles, Poverty , Mendicity and, Crime, concerning certain skilful pickpockets, 'These thieves are the ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

fag after,TFrear&H Electrocution. The destruction of life by means of electric current; electrothanasia. fag"TaTOT Electrode. That part of any electric apparatus designed to be applied to the ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (2017)

by Amy Wenzel

Brain fag syndrome (BFS) was first described by Raymond Prince as a mental health disorder associated with study among African students in 1960, with the phrase “brain fag” being the name by which the students themselves called the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Diversity in Education (2012)

by James A. Banks

Fag discourse Homophobic attitudes, practices, and jokes are central to the making of contemporary U.S. adolescent masculinity. Homophobic teasing and harassment often characterizes masculinity during youth and early adulthood.

Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

fag remainder. Thus two and three are both factors of six. In physiology, a factor is any one of a number of substances in the blood that are involved in coagulation. In business, a factor is a person who buys and sells goods on commission.

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Scrabble value of F4A1G2

The value of this 3-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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