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English noun: faggot

1. faggot (person) offensive term for an openly homosexual man


Synonymsfag, fagot, fairy, nance, pansy, poof, poove, pouf, queen, queer


Broader (hypernym)gay man, shirtlifter


Domain usagedepreciation, derogation, disparagement

2. faggot (artifact) a bundle of sticks and branches bound together


Synonymsfagot


Broader (hypernym)bundle, sheaf


English verb: faggot

1. faggot (creation) ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch


SamplesHe fagotted the blouse for his wife.


Synonymsfagot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)broider, embroider

2. faggot (contact) fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them


Synonymsfagot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bind, tie down, tie up, truss


Domain categorymetallurgy

3. faggot (contact) bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot


SamplesFaggot up the sticks.


Synonymsfaggot up, fagot


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bind, tie down, tie up, truss









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