Frisk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |frɪsk|  American pronunciation of the word frisk
Brit.  |frɪsk|  British pronunciation of the word frisk

noun

- the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs(syn: frisking)

verb

- play boisterously (syn: cavort, disport, frolic, gambol, lark, rollick, romp, skylark, sport)
- search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets

Examples

...carefree kids laughing and frisking about in their backyard...

...fondly remembers the summer before he started college as one long frisk...

During a pat frisk of Martinez, the officers located a knife in his pocket.

Another guard frisked him expertly.

He rejoiced at seeing the children happily frisking about.

The dog frisked up the tail into the air in the liveliest manner possible.

We were frisked at the airport.

The lambs were frisking around the pen.

he gave the suspect a quick frisk

The police frisked everyone at the airport

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: frisk
he/she/it: frisks
present participle: frisking
past tense: frisked
past participle: frisked
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