adjective or adverb

frick·​ing ˈfri-kiŋ How to pronounce fricking (audio)
often vulgar
: damned
used as an intensive

Word History


alteration of frigging, present participle of frig

First Known Use

circa 1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fricking was circa 1936

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Cite this Entry

“Fricking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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