fag out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fag out exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress "We wore ourselves out on this hike"
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In literature:

He rested for a while, and once more tried, rested, and tried again, and at last, utterly fagged out, he gave up in despair.
"The New Forest Spy" by George Manville Fenn
I'm about fagged out.
""Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea" by Morgan Robertson
Here comes Mr. Burt; he looks fagged out.
"The Man from the Bitter Roots" by Caroline Lockhart
Fagged and out of breath, he dropped panting at the foot of the wall.
"Hellhounds of the Cosmos" by Clifford Donald Simak
Fagged out he looked.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
You've got to be fagged out before you can sleep over the racket those little pests make.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants" by H. Irving Hancock
I suppose it was all due to the excitement and being fagged out with what we'd gone through in that black hole.
"The Kopje Garrison" by George Manville Fenn
At the finish of the thirty-six holes Vardon said, 'I never felt so fagged out in my life.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
I'm a bit fagged out, and Dollops, I know, is all but starving.
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
A more fagged-out set of men I never put eyes on.
"Soldier Stories" by Rudyard Kipling
You certainly look quite fagged out.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
I am fairly fagged out of my life.
"A Walk from London to Fulham" by Thomas Crofton Croker
I am fagged out for want of sleep.
"Jolly Sally Pendleton" by Laura Jean Libbey
I was feeling fagged out.
"How I Filmed the War" by Lieut. Geoffrey H. Malins
I expect they must be nearly fagged out.
"Mrs. Cliff's Yacht" by Frank R. Stockton
His horse was completely fagged out and had gone lame in one foot.
"Madge Morton's Trust" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
THE fagged-out 200th Ind.
"Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)" by John McElroy
They made their way to him, and there was little Skidmore sitting on a stump, completely confused and fagged out.
"Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6) Si And Shorty, With Their Boy Recruits, Enter On The Atlanta Campaign" by John McElroy
All he did know was that he was a prisoner, ravenously hungry, achingly thirsty and almost fagged out.
"The Boy Scouts for Uncle Sam" by John Henry Goldfrap
Orton, however, was pretty well fagged out from the effects of his half-mile race with Walsh.
"Harper's Round Table, June 25, 1895" by Various

In poetry:

'E calls me Digger; that's 'ow 'e begins.
'E sez 'e's only 'arf a man; an' grins.
Judged be 'is nerve, I'd say 'e was worth two
Uv me an' you.
Then 'e digs 'arf a fag out uv 'is vest,
Borrers me matches, an' I gives 'im best.
"Digger Smith" by C J Dennis

In news:

Alternative art types came out in droves to celebrate the launch of The Sound of Art, a DJ battle record created by Paddy Johnson, editor of the Brooklyn-based art blog Art Fag City.