Definition of faggot in English:

faggot

Pronunciation /ˈfaɡət/ /ˈfæɡət/

noun

  • 1North American offensive A male homosexual.

  • 2

    (US fagot)
    A bundle of sticks or twigs bound together as fuel.

    bunch, roll, clump, wad, parcel, packet, package, pack, sheaf, bale, bolt, truss, faggot, fascicle
    1. 2.1A bundle of iron rods bound together for reheating, welding, and hammering into bars.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense ‘bundle of sticks for fuel’): from Old French fagot, from Italian fagotto, based on Greek phakelos ‘bundle’.

Pronunciation

faggot

/ˈfaɡət/ /ˈfæɡət/