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English definition of “frisk”

frisk

verb [T] (SEARCH)    /frɪsk/
to use your hands to search someone's body when they are wearing clothes to see if they are hiding illegal objects or weapons: We were all frisked at the airport.SearchingRelating to detection and solving crimes
(Definition of frisk verb (SEARCH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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