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fag hag

offensive slang A woman who spends time with or has many gay male friends. The phrase is usually used in a derogatory way.
See also: fag

the fag-end of (something)

The last and worst, worn-out, or worthless part of something, often a period of time. In this phrase, "fag" originates from a word for the frayed end of a rope of piece of cloth. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. It's the fag-end of the semester, so the students are done with their tests and uninterested in learning anything new.
See also: of

fag (someone) out

To cause one to become tired. Whew, running all those errands totally fagged me out—I'm ready for a nap!
See also: fag, out

fag bashing

offensive slang The act of attacking a male, either physically or verbally, for being homosexual. "Fag" is short for "faggot," a derogatory term for a homosexual male. Primarily heard in UK.
See also: bash, fag


Tired or exhausted. Whew, I'm totally fagged-out from running all those errands—I'm ready for a nap!


1. slang A cigarette. Primarily heard in UK. Hey mate, I think he's outside smoking a fag.
2. offensive slang A shortening of "faggot," a derogatory term for a homosexual male.

fag someone out

Sl. to tire someone out. All that work really fagged me out. The hard climb fagged the hikers out.
See also: fag, out

fagged out

Sl. exhausted. I'm really fagged out after all that running. John, you sure look fagged out.
See also: fag, out


1. n. a cigarette. Hey, pal, gimme a fag.
2. and faggot n. a homosexual. (Derogatory.) Who’s the fag with the fancy hat? Who’re you calling a faggot?
3. n. a repellent male. (Rude and derogatory.) You creepy fag. Stop it!

fag someone out

tv. to tire someone out. All that work really fagged me out.
See also: fag, out, someone


and fag-bashing
n. doing violence to homosexuals. (Usually objectionable.) He was involved in a fag-busting incident that got him kicked out of school. What’s this strange need you have for fag-bashing? What’s your problem?



fagged out

mod. exhausted. I’m really fagged out after all that running.
See also: fag, out
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The Fake Fags Amnesty aims to inform smokers about the health risks and identify cigarettes where their illegitimacy is unknown.
Then the bad weather came and I was outside with a colleague having a fag and it was freezing cold
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But I will say this, at this moment, on the third day of giving up at a time when I should be climbing the wall in frustration at not having fags - I genuinely believe I will never smoke again.
Eminem, America's rapper du jour; uses fag in his lyrics almost as much as bitch, which is almost as much as a map of Los Angeles uses freeway.
David said: "He's obviously replaced the fags with Scampi Fries.
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The victim may be Amanda Milan, Brandon Teena, or a slender, gentle young man in a Wyoming bar attacked because his killers perceive gay men as unmanly fags, but isolated individuals will still kill to enforce gender rules.
Trouble is, he had a fag at Eton, and once dependent on fags, always dependent on fags.
Chief Medical Officer Dr Mac Armstrong warns the girls against trying to "keep up with the lads" when it comes to booze and fags.
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Thus begins Dude, You're a Fag, which has the accessible narrative tone of a coming-out novel but is actually an incisive, well-researched, fascinating ethnography of a year in the life of students at a suburban, working-class public high school in Northern California.