faggot

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noun fag·got \ˈfa-gət\

Definition of faggot

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

faggotry

play \-gə-trē\ noun offensive

faggoty

play \-gə-tē\ adjective 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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