WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
fag•got2 /ˈfægət/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Slang Terms(disparaging and offensive). a male homosexual.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
fag•got1  (fagət),USA pronunciation n. [Brit.]
  1. British Termsfagot.

fag•got2  (fagət),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Slang Terms(disparaging and offensive). a male homosexual.
faggot•y, faggot•ty, adj. 
  • compare faggot a contemptuous term for a woman (from ca. 1590), perh. the same word as fagot 1910–15, American.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
fag•ot  (fagət),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a bundle of sticks, twigs, or branches bound together and used as fuel, a fascine, a torch, etc.
  2. a bundle;
    bunch.
  3. Metallurgya bundle of pieces of iron or steel to be welded, hammered, or rolled together at high temperature.
  4. FoodSee  bouquet garni. 

v.t. 
  1. to bind or make into a fagot.
  2. to ornament with fagoting.
Also,[Brit.,] faggot.  fagot•er, n. 
  • Anglo-French, Old French; of obscure origin, originally
  • Middle English 1250–1300


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

faggot, esp US fagot /ˈfæɡət/ n
  1. a bundle of sticks or twigs, esp when bound together and used as fuel
  2. a bundle of iron bars, esp a box formed by four pieces of wrought iron and filled with scrap to be forged into wrought iron
  3. a ball of chopped meat, usually pork liver, bound with herbs and bread and eaten fried
vb (transitive)
  1. to collect into a bundle or bundles
  2. to do faggoting on (a garment, piece of cloth, etc)
Etymology: 14th Century: from Old French, perhaps from Greek phakelos bundle
faggot /ˈfæɡət/ n
  1. slang chiefly US Canadian a male homosexual
Etymology: 20th Century: special use of faggot1



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Collocations: offensive, slang: don't be such a faggot!, offensive, slang: the [bar, club, place] is full of faggots!, offensive, slang: get out of here, faggot!, more...

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