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Meaning of FRISK

Pronunciation:  frisk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
  2. [v]  search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets; "The police frisked everyone at the airport"
  3. [v]  play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the palyroom"

FRISK is a 5 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: cavort, disport, frisking, frolic, gambol, lark, lark about, rollick, romp, run around, skylark, sport
 See Also: hunt, hunting, play, search, search, strip search



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Frisk\, a. [OF. frieque, cf. OHG. frise lively, brisk,
    fresh, Dan. & Sw. frisk, Icel. friskr. See {Fresh}, a.]
    Lively; brisk; frolicsome; frisky. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall.
  2. \Frisk\, a.
    A frolic; a fit of wanton gayety; a gambol: a little playful
    skip or leap. --Johnson.
  3. \Frisk\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Frisked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To leap, skip, dance, or gambol, in fronc and gayety.
          The frisking satyrs on the summits danced. --Addison.
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