HyperDic: frisk

English > 3 senses of the word frisk:
NOUNactfrisk, friskingthe act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
VERBmotionfrisk, frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, romp, run around, lark aboutplay boisterously
contactfrisksearch as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
frisk > pronunciation
Soundsfrih'sk
Rhymesasterisk ... whisk: 12 rhymes with ihsk...
English > frisk: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs.
Example"he gave the suspect a quick frisk"
Synonymfrisking
Narrowerstrip searchsearching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs by having them remove their clothes
Broadersearch, hunt, huntingThe activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
Spanishcacheo
Catalanescorcoll
Verbsfrisksearch as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
English > frisk: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningPlay boisterously.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsfrolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, romp, run around, lark about
BroaderplayBe at play
Spanishbrincar, cachear, divertir, juguetear, preguntar, retozar
Catalanbotar, enjogassar-se, saltar, saltironejar
English > frisk: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningsearch as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The police frisked everyone at the airport"
Broadersearchsubject to a search
Nounsfrisk, friskingthe act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs

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