Simple Definition of fag end
: the last and usually least appealing or interesting part of something
Full Definition of fag end
1 a : a poor or worn-out end : remnant b : the extreme end
2 a : the last part or coarser end of a web of cloth b : the untwisted end of a rope
Examples of fag end
<a patchwork quilt sewn together from the fag ends of many bolts of cloth>
Origin of fag end
earlier fag, from Middle English fagge flap
First Known Use: 1600
Rhymes with fag end
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