frog-march

verb

frog-marched; frog-marching; frog-marches

transitive verb

: to seize from behind roughly and forcefully propel forward
frog-marched him out the door

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of frog-march was in 1884

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“Frog-march.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frog-march. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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