fag end

noun

Definition of fag end

  1. 1a :  a poor or worn-out end :  remnantb :  the extreme end

  2. 2a :  the last part or coarser end of a web of clothb :  the untwisted end of a rope

Examples of fag end in a Sentence

  1. a patchwork quilt sewn together from the fag ends of many bolts of cloth

Origin and Etymology of fag end

earlier fag, from Middle English fagge flap


FAG END Defined for English Language Learners

fag end

noun

Definition of fag end for English Language Learners

  • : the last and usually least appealing or interesting part of something



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