from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Effeminate; homosexual; gay
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Weak; flaccid.
- Tiring; fatiguing.
- Having long, coarse grass or fag: said of fields.
That's my best guess, and it makes their little speech against the word faggy obviously empty.
At one meeting, Lenny goes off on how a particular layout looks "faggy" - despite the presence of a gay page designer in the room.
Joe was able to understand them, but when he spoke in his ordinary voice, he sounded pompous and 'faggy' to them.
Kurt pleads that Finn "didn't mean it that way" when he called his furniture "faggy," but Kurt's Dad knows better having lived and acted the way Finn does now.
Yes Finn (Cory Monteith) lost his temper and lashed out (he uses the term 'faggy' to describe the decorations purchased by Kurt for their new living quarters), but Kurt (Chris Colfer) bears responsibility as well.
Buck calls Marshall "faggy" and picks a fight with a minor at Kate's school ... but everyone laughs it off by taking Buck bowling!
I think people are leaving out a salient fact here - Dowd actually believes it is "faggy" for a guy to pay quality attention to his looks.
We sometimes hear a similar argument from rednecks who outright refuse to own a "faggy" fuel efficient car even though they're more affordable in nearly every way.
It was common for me to use the word "faggy" to dis one of my friends.
While the Reluctant Dragon's behavior is certainly a caricature of gay or "faggy" stereotypes, it is impossible or at least misleading to understand the character out of context.
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