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English definition of “frisk”

frisk

verb uk   /frɪsk/ us  

frisk verb (SEARCH)

[T] 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.

frisk verb (MOVE)

[I] to move around in a happy, energetic way: a postcard with a picture of lambs frisking in the fields
(Definition of frisk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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