HyperDic: frisking

English > 1 sense of the word frisking:
NOUNactfrisking, friskthe act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
English > frisking: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs.
Synonymfrisk
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

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