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frisk

 (frĭsk)
v. frisked, frisk·ing, frisks
v.tr.
To search (a person) for something concealed, especially a weapon, by passing the hands quickly over clothes or through pockets.
v.intr.
To move about briskly and playfully; frolic.
n.
1. The act of frisking someone.
2. An energetic, playful movement; a gambol.

[From Middle English frisk, lively, from Old French frisque, of Germanic origin.]

frisk′er n.

frisk

(frɪsk)
vb
1. (intr) to leap, move about, or act in a playful manner; frolic
2. (tr) (esp of animals) to whisk or wave briskly: the dog frisked its tail.
3. (tr)
a. to search (someone) by feeling for concealed weapons, etc
b. to rob by searching in this way
n
4. a playful antic or movement; frolic
5. the act or an instance of frisking a person
[C16: from Old French frisque, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German frisc lively, fresh]
ˈfrisker n
ˈfriskingly adv

frisk

(frɪsk)

v.i.
1. to dance, leap, skip, or gambol; frolic: The dogs and children frisked about on the lawn.
v.t.
2. to search (a person) for concealed weapons, contraband goods, etc., by feeling the person's clothing.
n.
3. a leap, skip, or caper.
4. a frolic or gambol.
5. the act of frisking a person.
[1425–75; late Middle English, as adj. < Middle French frisque]
frisk′er, n.
frisk′ing•ly, adv.

frisk


Past participle: frisked
Gerund: frisking

Imperative
frisk
frisk
Present
I frisk
you frisk
he/she/it frisks
we frisk
you frisk
they frisk
Preterite
I frisked
you frisked
he/she/it frisked
we frisked
you frisked
they frisked
Present Continuous
I am frisking
you are frisking
he/she/it is frisking
we are frisking
you are frisking
they are frisking
Present Perfect
I have frisked
you have frisked
he/she/it has frisked
we have frisked
you have frisked
they have frisked
Past Continuous
I was frisking
you were frisking
he/she/it was frisking
we were frisking
you were frisking
they were frisking
Past Perfect
I had frisked
you had frisked
he/she/it had frisked
we had frisked
you had frisked
they had frisked
Future
I will frisk
you will frisk
he/she/it will frisk
we will frisk
you will frisk
they will frisk
Future Perfect
I will have frisked
you will have frisked
he/she/it will have frisked
we will have frisked
you will have frisked
they will have frisked
Future Continuous
I will be frisking
you will be frisking
he/she/it will be frisking
we will be frisking
you will be frisking
they will be frisking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been frisking
you have been frisking
he/she/it has been frisking
we have been frisking
you have been frisking
they have been frisking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been frisking
you will have been frisking
he/she/it will have been frisking
we will have been frisking
you will have been frisking
they will have been frisking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been frisking
you had been frisking
he/she/it had been frisking
we had been frisking
you had been frisking
they had been frisking
Conditional
I would frisk
you would frisk
he/she/it would frisk
we would frisk
you would frisk
they would frisk
Past Conditional
I would have frisked
you would have frisked
he/she/it would have frisked
we would have frisked
you would have frisked
they would have frisked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.frisk - the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugsfrisk - the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs; "he gave the suspect a quick frisk"
search, hunting, hunt - the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
strip search - searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs by having them remove their clothes
Verb1.frisk - play boisterously; "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"
play - be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children; "The kids were playing outside all day"; "I used to play with trucks as a little girl"
2.frisk - search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets; "The police frisked everyone at the airport"
search - subject to a search; "The police searched the suspect"; "We searched the whole house for the missing keys"

frisk

verb
1. (Informal) search, check, inspect, run over, shake down (U.S. slang), body-search He pushed him against the wall and frisked him.
2. frolic, play, sport, dance, trip, jump, bounce, hop, skip, romp, caper, prance, cavort, gambol, rollick, curvet creatures that grunted and frisked about

frisk

verb
1. To leap and skip about playfully:
2. To examine the person or personal effects of in order to find something lost or concealed:
Slang: shake down.
noun
A thorough search of a place or persons:
Slang: shakedown.
Translations
يَقْفِزُ فَرَحا
poskakovatskotačit
boltre sigløbe omkring
hoppa og skoppa, ærslast
išdykėliškaiišdykėliškasšėliotižvitriaižvitrus
draiskotieslēkāt
sıçrayıp oynamak

frisk

[frɪsk]
A. VT (= search) → cachear, registrar
B. VI (= frolic) → brincar; [people] → juguetear; [animals] → retozar

frisk

[ˈfrɪsk] vt (= search) → fouiller

frisk

vi (= leap about)umhertollen
vt suspect etcdurchsuchen, filzen (inf)

frisk

[frɪsk]
1. vt (fam) (suspect) → perquisire
2. vi (frolic) → saltellare allegramente

frisk

(frisk) verb
to jump about playfully. The lambs are frisking in the fields.
ˈfrisky adjective
ˈfriskily adverb
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