fag

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Words labeled “extremely offensive” are profoundly insulting and are used to discriminate or offend.
fag(
fahg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
(homosexual)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el maricón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
He called his classmate a fag and was expelled from school.Le dijo maricón a su compañero y lo expulsaron de la escuela.
b. el marica
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
Rick called Bob a fag when he saw him holding hands with Steve.Rick le dijo marica a Bob cuando lo vio agarrado de la mano de Steve.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cigarette) (United Kingdom)
a. el cigarro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I went outside for a fag.Salí a fumar un cigarro.
b. el pitillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Where's Jake? - He nipped out to buy fags.¿Dónde está Jake? - Salió a comprar pitillos.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(nuisance) (United Kingdom)
a. la lata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Going through this process is a fag.Hacer este trámite es una lata.
4. (younger student) (United Kingdom)
a. el novato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la novata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The older students have fags to do their chores.Los estudiantes más mayores tienen novatos que hacen sus quehaceres.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to make someone do chores) (United Kingdom)
a. novatear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
They fagged the younger students the whole year.Novatearon a los estudiantes más jóvenes todo el año.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (to work) (United Kingdom)
a. novatear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I fagged for the older students every day.Novateaba para los estudiantes mayores todos los días.
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fag
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. el lata f, rollo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(unpleasant job)
2. (very fam)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el maricón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(homosexual)
b. el tortillón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. el trolo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(River Plate)
3. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. el pitillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(cigarette)
fag [fæɡ]
noun
1 (Britain) (cigarette) pitillo (informal) (m); cigarro (m)
2 especially (US) (homosexual) marica (informal) (m)
3 (Britain) (effort, job) lata (informal) (f)
what a fag! ¡qué lata!; it's just too much of a fag la verdad, es mucho trabajo
4 (Britain) (Educ) alumno joven que trabaja para otro mayor
transitive verb
(also fag out) (exhaust) dejar rendido
to be fagged (out) estar rendido
intransitive verb
to fag for sb (Britain) (Educ) trabajar para algn
modifier
fag end (n) [of cigarette] colilla (f); (remainder) final (m)
fag hag (n) mujer a la que le gusta la compañía de hombres homosexuales
I have always felt comfortable with homosexuals — for years I was a fag hag
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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