faggot

play
noun fag·got \ˈfa-gət\

Definition of faggot

offensive

  1. —used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a male homosexual

faggotry

play \ˈfa-gə-trē\ noun, slang, offensive

faggoty

play \ˈfa-gə-tē\ adjective, slang, offensive

Origin and Etymology of faggot

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


First Known Use: 1914

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