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English definition of “frisk”

frisk

verb
 
 
/frɪsk/
TOUCH [T] to move your hands over someone's body to discover if they are hiding something such as a weapon: There were guards frisking people as they went into the building.Searching
MOVE [I] to run and jump happily like a young animalAnimal (non-human) behaviourEnergetic and livelyJumpingBouncing
(Definition of frisk from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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