Definition of “frisk” - English Dictionary

“frisk” in American English

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friskverb

us /frɪsk/

[ T ] to use your hands to search someone’s clothes and body for hidden objects or weapons:

I was frisked when we went through security at the airport.

[ I ] to move around in a happy, energetic way:

The dog ran ahead, frisking in the brush.

(Definition of “frisk” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)