fag - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/fæɡ/
singularfag
pluralfags
  1. 1
    [countable] British informal a cigarette
  2. 2
    [singular] British informal a boring, tiring, or annoying job

    It’s such a fag having to do homework every night.

  3. 3
    [countable] mainly American offensive an offensive word for a gay man
  4. 4
    [countable] in the past, a boy who had to do small jobs for an older boy in some British public schools (=schools that you pay money to go to)