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fuck

 (fŭk) Vulgar Slang
v. fucked, fuck·ing, fucks
v.tr.
1. To have sexual intercourse with.
2. To take advantage of, betray, or cheat; victimize.
3. Used in the imperative as a signal of angry dismissal.
v.intr.
1. To engage in sexual intercourse.
2. To act wastefully or foolishly.
3. To tinker or meddle with something. Often used with with.
4. To tease or treat someone carelessly or indifferently. Often used with with.
n.
1. An act of sexual intercourse.
2. A partner in sexual intercourse.
3. A despised person.
4.
a. Used as an intensive: What the fuck did you do that for?
b. Used for intensive effect in idioms such as beat the fuck out of (someone) for beat (someone) very badly.
interj.
Used to express extreme displeasure.
Phrasal Verbs:
fuck off
1. Used in the imperative as a signal of angry dismissal.
2. To spend time idly.
3. To masturbate.
fuck over
To treat unfairly; take advantage of.
fuck up
1. To make a mistake; bungle something.
2. To act carelessly, foolishly, or incorrectly.
3. To cause to be intoxicated.

[Late Middle English (attested in pseudo-Latin fuccant, (they) fuck, deciphered from encoded gxddbov), from Middle English *fucken, to strike, fuck (attested in names such as John Fuckethenavele, John "Fuck-the-navel," and Henrci Fuckebegger, Henry "Henry Strike-beggar"); akin to Dutch fokken, to strike, have sexual intercourse with, breed (cattle), German ficken, to have sexual intercourse with, and Swedish dialectal fock, penis; see peuk- in Indo-European roots.]
Word History: Fuck is an old word, although throughout its history it has probably been uttered in speech much more than it has been written in manuscripts or printed in books. Some of the first first written evidence we have of the word fuck is found in a poem composed in a mixture of Latin and English sometime before 1500. In the manuscript of the poem, some of the lines are even written in code—to hide the lewd nature of the text or perhaps to offer the reader the fun of deciphering the verses and discovering the bawdy words within. The poem, which satirizes the Carmelite friars of Cambridge, England, takes its title, "Flen flyys," from the first words of its opening line, "Flen, flyys, and freris," that is, "fleas, flies, and friars." The line that contains fuck reads "Non sunt in coeli, quia gxddbov xxkxzt pg ifmk." The Latin words "Non sunt in coeli, quia," mean "they [the friars] are not in heaven, since." The code "gxddbov xxkxzt pg ifmk" is easily broken by simply substituting the preceding letter in the alphabet, keeping in mind differences in the alphabet and in spelling between then and now: i was then used for both i and j; v was used for both u and v; and vv was used for w. This yields "fvccant [a fake Latin form] vvivys of heli." The whole thus reads in translation: "They are not in heaven because they fuck wives of Ely [a town near Cambridge]."

fuck up

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to damage or bungle: to fuck up a machine.
2. to make confused
n
an act or an instance of bungling
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fuck up - make a mess of, destroy or ruinfuck up - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
go wrong, miscarry, fail - be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
Translations
يُفْسِد الأمور!
zmrvit
ødelæggespolere
enculerfoutre en l’airniquer
elpuskázelszar
poondiať
içine sıçmaksıçıp batırmak

w>fuck up

(vulg)
vt sepversauen (inf); piece of work, lifeverpfuschen (inf); you’ve really fucked me up (= let down, spoiled plans etc)du hast mir die Sache echt versaut (inf); she is really fucked up (psychologically) → sie ist total verkorkst (inf); heroin will really fuck you upHeroin macht dich echt kaputt (inf); my PC is fucked upmein PC ist total im Arsch (inf)
viScheiß machen (inf)

fuck

(fak) verb
(slang, vulgar).
1. to have sexual intercouse with someone.
2. to meddle; to make someone angry. Don't fuck with me!
3. (interjection) used to express anger. Fuck you! Do it yourself!
noun
(slang, vulgar).
1. an act of sexual intercourse; a screw (slang, vulgar). I had a good fuck last night.
2. a sexual partner.
fucking adjective
(slang, vulgar) very good, very bad; bloody. It's a fucking nuisance; He's a fucking good player.
fuck off
(slang, vulgar) to go away; Go away!.
fuck up
(slang, vulgar) to spoil something; to make a mess of (things). Don't fuck up this time!
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No matter how much I fuck up or he fucks up it seems like, no matter how much you try to fuck up the good shit in your life, like skateboarding and the things that it brings, we somehow just get pushed back into it when there's nothing left.
Curtis is still going on about this floating cemetery of his, so Pudge goes, Would you shut the fuck up Curtis for Chrissakes, it's flicking Grout down there.
Ultimately, let's just pretend that there's no racism - no sexism - that anybody who speaks out about oppression is just whining and should shut the fuck up, nobody's listening.