faggot

noun
fag·​got | \ ˈfa-gət \

Definition of faggot

offensive
used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a male homosexual

Other Words from faggot

faggotry \ ˈfa-​gə-​trē \ noun, slang, offensive
faggoty \ ˈfa-​gə-​tē \ adjective, slang, offensive

First Known Use of faggot

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for faggot

earlier and dialect, contemptuous word for a woman or child, probably from fagot entry 1

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faggery

faggot

fag hag

fagin

fagine

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