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frig1

[frig] /frɪg/
verb (used with object), frigged, frigging.
1.
to copulate with.
2.
to take advantage of; victimize.
3.
to masturbate.
verb (used without object), frigged, frigging.
4.
to copulate.
5.
to masturbate.
Verb phrases
6.
frig around/about, to fool around; waste time.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; earlier, to move about restlessly, rub; late Middle English friggen to quiver

frig2

[frij] /frɪdʒ/
noun, Informal.
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  • It keeps in the frig for a week or so, though, so you can use it again on other salads.
British Dictionary definitions for frig

frig

/frɪɡ/
verb (taboo, slang) frigs, frigging, frigged
1.
to have sexual intercourse (with)
2.
to masturbate
3.
(intransitive; foll by around, about, etc) to behave foolishly or aimlessly
Word Origin
C15 (in the sense: to wriggle): of uncertain origin; perhaps related to obsolete frike strong, or to Old English frīgan to love
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Word Origin and History for frig
v.

"to move about restlessly," mid-15c., perhaps a variant of frisk (q.v.). As a euphemism for "to fuck" it dates from 1680s, earlier as "to masturbate" (1670s). Related: Frigged; frigging.

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Slang definitions & phrases for frig

frig

verb
  1. To masturbate (1785+)
  2. To do the sex act; fuck (1598+)
  3. To cheat or trick someone; take advantage of someone; diddle, fuck, shaft (1920s+)
Related Terms

take a flying fuck

[ultimately fr Latin fricare, ''rub'']


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