-fag

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See also: fag, fág, and fàg

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Etymology[edit]

From fag ("homosexual man" or "annoying person"). Popularized on the 4chan online community.

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-fag

  1. (Internet slang) A suffix combined with an adjective or noun to form a word for a specific type of person, often with a derogatory or irreverent connotation.
    • 2008 May 18, Askren [username], “Re: Is Cos and RTC violating U.S. tax law?”, in alt.religion.scientology, Usenet[1]:
      I'll forward this to a few lawfags and see what he[sic] deal is.
    • 2008 July 11, Onideus Mad Hatter [username], “BTW Lego Newfag”, in rec.toys.lego, Usenet[2]:
      Oh, also, using Outhouse Express...yeah, really shows off what a Usenet newfag you are, just a lil FYI for ya. You might wanna try XNews or Agent or any *REAL* news browser (not a mail client with some sloppily added extras).
    • 2009 June 18, Onslaught Six [username], “Re: I really didn't study for this test”, in alt.toys.transformers, Usenet[3]:
      The pathetic Usenet oldfags will cling to their pathetic, outdated and boring medium as the new-world forumites rule the Interwebs universe.

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