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The act of neutralizing a pejorative term, frequently a racial or gender-based slur, by applying it to oneself voluntarily, for example the use of the term nigga or dyke within the African-American and lesbian communities, respectively.
I was surprised that he called himself a fag, but he explained he was taking it back.
by no11111111 November 01, 2007
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When someones having a fag, and you take it back into your lungs instead of holding in your mouth.
"Yo, Justin, gimme a drag or your ciggy mate."
"No way Kane, you'll waste it, you don't even take it back."
"Yo I'm always taking it back man!"
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