frisk - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/frɪsk/
present tense
I/you/we/theyfrisk
he/she/itfrisks
present participlefrisking
past tensefrisked
past participlefrisked
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if young animals frisk, they run and jump
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  2. 2
    [transitive] to search someone with your hands in order to see if they are carrying anything illegal such as a gun or drugs

    All of the passengers were frisked by the airport police.