fagged

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Fag \Fag\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Fagged} (f[a^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Fagging} (f[a^]g"g[i^]ng).] [Cf. LG. fakk wearied, weary, vaak slumber, drowsiness, OFries. fai, equiv. to f[=a]ch devoted to death, OS. f[=e]gi, OHG. feigi, G. feig, feige, cowardly, Icel. feigr fated to die, AS. f[=ae]ge, Scot. faik, to fail, stop, lower the price; or perh. the same word as E. flag to droop.]

1. To become weary; to tire.

Creighton withheld his force till the Italian began to fag. --G. Mackenzie.

2. To labor to wearness; to work hard; to drudge.

Read, fag, and subdue this chapter. --Coleridge.

3. To act as a fag, or perform menial services or drudgery, for another, as in some English schools.

{To fag out}, to become untwisted or frayed, as the end of a rope, or the edge of canvas.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

fagged \fagged\ adjective

1. same as {burned-out}, 1.

Syn: burned-out(prenominal), burnt-out(prenominal), burned out(predicate), burnt out(predicate), exhausted, fatigued, played-out(prenominal), played out(predicate), spent, washed-out(prenominal), washed out(predicate), worn-out(prenominal), worn out(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

fagged

adjective

1: drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted; "the day's shopping left her exhausted"; "he went to bed dog-tired"; "was fagged and sweaty"; "the trembling of his played out limbs"; "felt completely washed-out"; "only worn-out horses and cattle"; "you look worn out" [syn: {exhausted}, {dog- tired}, {fagged}, {fatigued}, {played out}, {spent}, {washed-out}, {worn-out(a)}, {worn out(p)}]


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