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Dictionary Definition

faggot

Noun

1 offensive terms for an openly homosexual man [syn: fagot, fag, fairy, nance, pansy, queen, queer, poof, poove, pouf]
2 a bundle of sticks and branches bound together [syn: fagot]

Verb

1 ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch; "He fagotted the blouse for his wife" [syn: fagot]
2 fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them [syn: fagot]
3 bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot; "faggot up the sticks" [syn: fagot, faggot up]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Alternative spellings

Noun

  1. In the context of "rare|_|in|_|US": A burning or smouldering piece of firewood.
  2. In the context of "UK|_|only": A bundle of sticks tied together.
  3. In the context of "UK|_|only": A meatball made from pork.
  4. In the context of "pejorative|US|slang": A male homosexual.

Synonyms

Translations

piece of firewood
bundle of sticks
  • German: Reisigbündel
  • Italian: fascio
  • Portuguese: feixe
  • Slovenian: butara
meatball
pejorative: male homosexual
  • Armenian: գյոթ, ոռատու, արվամոլ
  • Basque: atzelari, marikoi
  • Dutch: flikker
  • French: pédé
  • German: Schwuchtel
  • Hindi: गाँडू
  • Hungarian: buzi
  • Italian: frocio
  • Polish pedał
  • Portuguese: veado, bicha
  • Romanian: poponar, bulangiu, gomic
  • Russian: педик, гомик, голубенький
  • Scottish Gaelic: gille-tòine
  • Spanish: maricón, joto
  • Urdu: گانڈو

Extensive Definition

Faggot or fagot may refer to:

Other

  • Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15, an airplane whose NATO reporting name is Fagot
  • 9M111 Fagot, an anti-tank guided missile
  • Bassoon, a musical instrument, known in many languages as fagot/fagotto
  • Eumeta crameri, sometimes known as the "faggot worm" from the bundles of twigs it binds to itself

See also

faggot in French: Fagot

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