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[predicative] Extremely tired; exhausted:‘we were all absolutely fagged out’
exhausted, tired, tired out, worn out, fatigued, weary, wearied, drained, sapped, spent, washed out, on one's last legsdone in, all in, dog tired, dead beat, dead on one's feet, fit to drop, shattered, bushed, frazzled, worn to a frazzleknackeredtuckered, poopedView synonyms
- ‘The man was apparently half-conscious and in a fagged out state.’
- ‘Brian Sewell, however, describes his work as ‘the fagged out tag end of Surrealism and the objet trouvé wearily exploiting familiar materials in unfamiliar contexts and alien relationships’.’
- ‘Supposed you've jogged, dieted, gulped your vitamins, yet still feel fagged out and frail.’
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