(noun, adjective, verb)


1. Lively; brisk; frolicsome; frisky.


1. the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs

- he gave the suspect a quick frisk

Similar word(s): frisking

Definition categories: act, hunt, hunting, search


1. to behave in a playful or carefree manner.

Similar word(s): cavort, disport, frolic, gambol, lark, rollick, romp, skylark, sport

Definition categories: motion, play

2. search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets

- The police frisked everyone at the airport

Definition categories: contact, search

Sentences with frisk as a verb:

- The police frisked the suspiciously-acting individual and found a knife as well as a bag of marijuana.