fricking

adjective or adverb
frick·​ing | \ ˈfri-kiŋ How to pronounce fricking (audio) , -kən \

Definition of fricking

often vulgar
: damned used as an intensive

First Known Use of fricking

circa 1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fricking

alteration of frigging, present participle of frig

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“Fricking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fricking. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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