frog-march

verb
\ ˈfrȯg-ˌmärch How to pronounce frog-march (audio) , ˈfräg- \
frog-marched; frog-marching; frog-marches

Definition of frog-march

transitive verb

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

First Known Use of frog-march

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Frog-march.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frog-march. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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frog-march

verb

English Language Learners Definition of frog-march

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

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