faggy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fag +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

faggy (comparative faggier, superlative faggiest)

  1. (chiefly pejorative, informal) Effeminate; homosexual; gay.
    • 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 3,
      Nat Hanmer was sitting on the floor beside him, and his warm thigh was pressed against his own. There was something charmingly faggy about Nat tonight. He nodded and smiled into Nick's eyes as he was talking.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fag (fail from weariness, flag, falter) +‎ -y

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

faggy (comparative faggier, superlative faggiest)

  1. tiring, wearisome