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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. offensive term for an openly homosexual man;
[syn: fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf]

2. finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking;
[syn: cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag]


VERB (3)

1. act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools;

2. work hard;
- Example: "She was digging away at her math homework"
- Example: "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
[syn: labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil]

3. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress;
- Example: "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
[syn: tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fag \Fag\ (f[a^]g) n. 1. A knot or coarse part in cloth; a flaw. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A cigarette. [slang] [PJC] 3. A fag end in a cloth. [PJC] 4. A drudge. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

fag \fag\ (f[a^]g), n. A male homosexual; -- always used disparagingly and considered offensive. Shortened form of faggot. [Slang, disparaging.] Syn: faggot. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fag \Fag\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fagged (f[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. Fagging (f[a^]g"g[i^]ng).] [Cf. LG. fakk wearied, weary, vaak slumber, drowsiness, OFries. fai, equiv. to f[=a]ch devoted to death, OS. f[=e]gi, OHG. feigi, G. feig, feige, cowardly, Icel. feigr fated to die, AS. f[=ae]ge, Scot. faik, to fail, stop, lower the price; or perh. the same word as E. flag to droop.] 1. To become weary; to tire. [1913 Webster] Creighton withheld his force till the Italian began to fag. --G. Mackenzie. [1913 Webster] 2. To labor to wearness; to work hard; to drudge. [1913 Webster] Read, fag, and subdue this chapter. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 3. To act as a fag, or perform menial services or drudgery, for another, as in some English schools. [1913 Webster] To fag out, to become untwisted or frayed, as the end of a rope, or the edge of canvas. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fag \Fag\, v. t. 1. To tire by labor; to exhaust; as, he was almost fagged out. [1913 Webster] 2. Anything that fatigues. [R.] [1913 Webster] It is such a fag, I came back tired to death. --Miss Austen. [1913 Webster] Brain fag. (Med.) See Cerebropathy. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fag n 1: offensive term for an openly homosexual man [syn: fagot, faggot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf] 2: finely ground tobacco wrapped in paper; for smoking [syn: cigarette, cigaret, coffin nail, butt, fag] v 1: act as a servant for older boys, in British public schools 2: work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long" [syn: labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil] 3: exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress; "We wore ourselves out on this hike" [syn: tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue] [ant: freshen, refresh, refreshen]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

136 Moby Thesaurus words for "fag": auntie, beast of burden, beat, bi-guy, bisexual, bugger, bull dyke, burden, burn out, busy, butch, butt, carton of cigarettes, catamite, chicken, cig, cigarette, cigarette butt, cigarette case, debilitate, deck of cigarettes, dig, dirty work, do in, do up, donkeywork, drive, drudge, drudgery, dyke, employment, enervate, exhaust, fag out, faggot, fairy, fatigue, femme, flag, flit, frazzle, fricatrice, fruit, galley slave, greasy grind, grind, grub, gunsel, hack, hammer, hammer away, handiwork, handwork, harass, homo, homophile, homosexual, homosexualist, industry, invert, jade, keep busy, knock out, knock up, labor, lesbian, lick, lick of work, manual labor, moil, nance, oppress, outwear, overdrive, overfatigue, overstrain, overtask, overtax, overtire, overweary, overwork, pansy, pathic, peg, peg away, plod, plodder, plug, plug along, plug away, poop, poop out, pound away, prostrate, punk, queen, queer, rat race, sapphist, scut work, slave, slavery, slog, slogger, smoke, snipe, spadework, stroke, stroke of work, stub, sweat, swot, task, tax, tire, tire out, tire to death, tiresome work, toil, travail, treadmill, tribade, tucker, use up, wade through, weaken, wear, wear down, wear on, wear out, weary, wilt, wind, work, work away, workhorse
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

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