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frisk

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verb \ˈfrisk\

Simple Definition of frisk

  • : to pass your hands over (someone) to search for something that may be hidden in clothing

Full Definition of frisk

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to leap, skip, or dance in a lively or playful way :  gambol

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to search (a person) for something (as a concealed weapon) by running the hand rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets

frisk·er noun

Examples of frisk

  1. <carefree kids laughing and frisking about in their backyard>



Origin of frisk

obsolete frisk lively


First Known Use: 1519

Rhymes with frisk


2

frisk

noun

Definition of frisk

  1. 1 a archaic :  caper b :  gambol, romp c :  diversion

  2. 2 :  an act of frisking



Examples of frisk

  1. <fondly remembers the summer before he started college as one long frisk>



1525

First Known Use of frisk

1525



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