frisk

  • 1 frisk — vt: to run the hand rapidly over the outer clothing of (a suspect) for the purpose of finding concealed weapons compare search ◇ The purpose of frisking a suspect is to insure the safety of an officer making an investigation against concealed… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Frisk — can refer to different things including:*Frisking is where a police officer or other law enforcement agent runs his or her hands along the outer garments to detect any concealed weapons or other contraband; *Frisk is a surname of Swedish origin,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 Frisk — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Anders Frisk (* 1963), schwedischer Fußballschiedsrichter Hjalmar Frisk (1900–1984), schwedischer Indogermanist Johanna Frisk (* 1986), schwedische Fußballspielerin Frisk bezeichnet: Frisk (Roman), Roman… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 4 frisk — [ frısk ] verb 1. ) frisk or frisk down transitive to search someone with your hands in order to see if they are carrying anything illegal such as a gun or drugs: All of the passengers were frisked by the airport police. 2. ) intransitive if… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 frisk — frisk·er; frisk·i·ly; frisk·i·ness; frisk·ing·ly; frisk; …

    English syllables

  • 6 frisk´i|ly — frisk|y «FRIHS kee», adjective, frisk|i|er, frisk|i|est. playful; lively: »The beach was teeming with people from friskmerry little children to decrepit old men just soaking up the sun. – …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 frisk|y — «FRIHS kee», adjective, frisk|i|er, frisk|i|est. playful; lively: »The beach was teeming with people from friskmerry little children to decrepit old men just soaking up the sun. – …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 frisk — • frisk, fräsch, primör • frisk, sval, kylig, skarp, bitande, färsk, fräsch • frisk, sund, kry, rapp, rask, välmående, välbehållen • blomstrande, fräsch, frisk, frodig …

    Svensk synonymlexikon

  • 9 Frisk — Frisk, a. [OF. frieque, cf. OHG. frise lively, brisk, fresh, Dan. & Sw. frisk, Icel. friskr. See {Fresh}, a.] Lively; brisk; frolicsome; frisky. [Obs.] Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 frisk — (fr[i^]sk), v. t. To search (a person) for concealed weapons or other objects, by patting the clothing to detect objects underneath; as, the police pulled the car over and frisked the occupants. Syn: frisk. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 frisk — [frısk] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: frisk full of energy (16 18 centuries), from Old French frisque] 1.) [T] to search someone for hidden weapons, drugs etc by feeling their body with your hands ▪ We were frisked at the airport can you believe… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 frisk´er — frisk «frihsk», verb, noun, adjective. –v.i. to run and jump about playfully; skip and dance joyously; frolic: »Our lively puppy frisks all over the house. SYNONYM(S): gambol. –v.t. 1. to move (something) in a playful or lively manner. 2. to… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 Frisk — Frisk, a. A frolic; a fit of wanton gayety; a gambol: a little playful skip or leap. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Frisk — Frisk, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Frisked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Frisking}.] To leap, skip, dance, or gambol, in fronc and gayety. [1913 Webster] The frisking satyrs on the summits danced. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 frisk — 1510s, to dance, frolic, from M.E. frisk lively (mid 15c.), from M.Fr. frisque lively, brisk, from O.Fr. frisque fresh, new; merry, animated (13c.), possibly from a Germanic source (Cf. M.Du. vrisch fresh, O.H.G. frisc lively; see FRESH (Cf.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 16 frisk — [v1] cavort bounce, caper, dance, frolic, gambol, hop, jump, lark, leap, play, prance, rollick, romp, skip, sport, trip; concept 384 frisk [v2] search check, fan, inspect, run over, shake down; concept 216 …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 frisk — [frisk] adj. [ME < OFr frisque < OHG frisc, new, cheerful, lively: see FRESH1] Obs. lively; frisky n. 1. a lively, playful movement; frolic; gambol 2. Slang the act of frisking a person vt. 1. to move in a playful, lively manner …

    English World dictionary

  • 18 frisk — adj., itk. d.s. el. t, e …

    Dansk ordbog

  • 19 frisk — ► VERB 1) pass the hands over (someone) in a search for hidden weapons or drugs. 2) skip or move playfully; frolic. ► NOUN 1) a search by frisking. 2) a playful skip or leap. ORIGIN Old French frisque alert, lively …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 frisk — UK [frɪsk] / US verb Word forms frisk : present tense I/you/we/they frisk he/she/it frisks present participle frisking past tense frisked past participle frisked 1) [intransitive] if young animals frisk, they run and jump 2) [transitive] to… …

    English dictionary


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