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English noun: frisk

1. frisk (act) the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs


SamplesHe gave the suspect a quick frisk.


Synonymsfrisking


Broader (hypernym)hunt, hunting, search


Narrower (hyponym)strip search


English verb: frisk

1. frisk (motion) play boisterously


SamplesThe children frolicked in the garden.
The gamboling lambs in the meadows.
The toddlers romped in the playroom.


Synonymscavort, disport, frolic, gambol, lark, lark about, rollick, romp, run around, skylark, sport


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)play

2. frisk (contact) search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets


SamplesThe police frisked everyone at the airport.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)search









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