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English definition of “faggot”

faggot

noun uk   /ˈfæɡ.ət/ us  

faggot noun (GAY MAN)

[C] mainly US slang (informal fag) a gay man. This word is considered offensive when it is used by people who are not gay.Relating to sexual preference

faggot noun (WOOD)

[C usually plural] (US also fagot) old-fashioned sticks of wood, tied together and used as fuel for a fireFuelsPetroleum products especially when used as fuel

faggot noun (FOOD)

[C usually plural] UK a ball of meat mixed with bread and herbs, fried or cooked in sauceSausages, burgers and stuffings
(Definition of faggot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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