faggot faggot  /ˈfæ ɡət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) offensive term for an openly homosexual man
  2. (n) a bundle of sticks and branches bound together
  3. (v) ornament or join (fabric) by faggot stitch
  4. (v) fasten together rods of iron in order to heat or weld them
  5. (v) bind or tie up in or as if in a faggot

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • An actor on Grey's Anatomy used the word faggot at the Golden Globe awards in the course of denying that he had used this word about another member of the cast in October.

News

  1. Victim calls beating gay bashing

    Crime Victim calls beating gay bashing Man says assailants repeatedly called him 'faggot' as they brutally pummeled him outside convenience store. Register Sandusky Jun 20, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "417989" }); document.write(' '); By COURTNEY ASTOLFI astolfi@sanduskyregister.com A Norwalk man brutally beaten outside a local convenience store Monday ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Sandusky Register

  2. Accused homophobic West Village killer says victim had it coming

    Getty ImagesSigns and flowers are left at a memorial for Mark Carson who was killed after Elliot Morales allegedly yelled homophobic slurs at Carson before shooting him in the head on May 22, 2013 in the West Village. The “faggot” had it coming, a homophobic ex con boasted after last...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Brooklyn DA fires head of Gang Bureau over racial and homophobic slurs

    Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes has fired the head of his Gang Bureau for using homophobic language and calling a top prosecutor “the head n----r,” The Post has learned. Deanna Rodriguez had been suspended since March for using terms including “faggot” and “dyke” to insult interns, paralegals and assistant DAs...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "I was going to have a few comments on the other Democratic presidential candidate, John Edwards, but it turns out that you have to go into rehab if you use the word 'faggot,' so I'm - so, kind of at an impasse, can't really talk about Edwards, so I...
    on Mar 3, 2007 By: Ann Coulter Source: CNN

  2. "No, I did not call (co-star) TR (Knight) a faggot," Washington said. "Never happened, never happened."
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Isaiah Washington Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "He referred to me as a faggot. Everyone heard it," Knight said of the October squabble.
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: TR Knight Source: Washington Post

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