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Meaning of frisk

frisk

Pronunciation: (frisk), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to dance, leap, skip, or gambol; frolic: The dogs and children frisked about on the lawn.
—v.t.
  1. to search (a person) for concealed weapons, contraband goods, etc., by feeling the person's clothing: The police frisked both of the suspects.
—n.
  1. a leap, skip, or caper.
  2. a frolic or gambol.
  3. the act of frisking a person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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