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frisk

frisk

 
 
pronunciation:
frIsk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: frisked, frisking, frisks
definition: to leap or skip in a lively and happy manner; frolic (often fol. by about).
similar words:
antic, caper, cavort, frolic, gambol, romp, skip
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to search for something concealed on (someone) by passing one's hands quickly over the clothing.
The police frisked everyone entering the prison.
similar words:
search
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part of speech: noun
definition: a playful act; gambol.
similar words:
caper, romp
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derivations: friskingly (adv.), frisker (n.)