[ UK /fɹˈɪsk/ ]
[ US /ˈfɹɪsk/ ]
  1. the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    he gave the suspect a quick frisk
  1. search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
    The police frisked everyone at the airport
  2. play boisterously
    the gamboling lambs in the meadows
    The toddlers romped in the playroom
    The children frolicked in the garden
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How To Use frisk In A Sentence

  • Within two minutes he was back as frisky and free-moving as a foal.
  • Schoolchildren could be frisked for weapons against their will as teachers are recruited into the crackdown on youth knife culture.
  • It was a busy day for those oil stocks traded heavily by friskier private investors. Times, Sunday Times
  • If this were so, it could very well be that the chain or pulley or linkages to the back end were removed in the photo retouching because they were too difficult to cut around (if the manip was done as a collage) or to frisket out (if the manip was a double exposure process in a darkroom). 1933 Walker: Fact or Fraud?
  • Thin ye'll have till come up this way nixt spring time, whin they do be friskin 'around like young lambs," the woodsman told him. The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound A Tour on Skates and Iceboats
  • Everyone was frisked before getting on the plane.
  • Spen was in particularly frisky mood and ended up slopping his drink down my jeans while Ross lined me up far too many vodkas on the arm of a chair.
  • But I listened very carefully and don't remember that he actually said that those officers could then stop and frisk the individuals under suspicion.
  • He takes me riding on a frisky Icelandic horse. Times, Sunday Times
  • She is frisky and good humoured like a bouncy Labrador, gushing with anecdotes punctuated by a laugh, which is a cross between a joyous cackle and a happy crow.
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