Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of frisk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of searching someone for concealed weapons.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Capering; frolicsome mirth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs

Etymologies

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Examples

  • You referred to the expression frisking a cly as Cockney rhyming slang.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Dorking family, that second Lady Henrietta Pulleyn, whom we described as frisking about at Baden, and not in the least afraid of him.

    The Newcomes

  • The subtle pat-down before the actual snatch was called frisking the cly.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Kew, we know, married one of the Dorking family, that second Lady Henrietta Pulleyn, whom we described as frisking about at Baden, and not in the least afraid of him.

    The Newcomes

  • His face burning with embarrassment, Dundee went through the traditional gestures of police "frisking" -- running his hands rapidly down the girl's tall, sturdy body, slapping her pockets.

    Murder at Bridge

  • And they plastered the picture of Christine Whitman "frisking" a black kid .... in Camden (or Trenton) I guess they should have thrown in a few "Token" white males and Asian females to balance out that line up ... but those kids were probably home studying chemistry or getting some sleep for thier SAT's the next day ..

    Move over Jersey drivers, Manahan takes on the left-lane lingerers

  • India's biggest automaker by sales, has increased security at its factories such as frisking of staff and use of metal detectors, said Debasis Ray, a company spokesman.

    Mumbai Attacks Fuel Demand for Security Products

  • Melissa most certainly did not refer to a "frisking" by Iain, she was quoting a comment.

    Melissa on Blogging

  • In concerns the recent 'frisking' of Lib Dem AM, Eleanor Burnham at Cardiff Airport, an indignity to which the attractive flamboyant brunette bitterly objected.

    "Do you know who I am".

  • She gave Evan a tip once about a former police chief who drove around drunk at night, pulling over teenage girls and "frisking" them.

    Land of the Blind

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