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frisk

frisk

 
pronunciation:
frIsk
part of speech: verb
inflections: frisked, frisking, frisks
definition 1: to leap or skip in a lively and happy way.
The deer frisked about in the field.
similar words:
caper, frolic, romp, skip
definition 2: to search for something hidden by passing one's hands over a person's clothing.
The police frisked everyone entering the prison.
derivations: friskingly (adv.), frisker (n.)