frog-march

verb \ ˈfrȯg-ˌmärch , ˈfräg- \

Definition of frog-march

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

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First Known Use of frog-march

1884

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Definition of frog-march for English Language Learners

  • : to grab and force (someone) to walk forward by pushing from behind


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