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verb American English pronunciation: frisk /frɪsk/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyfrisk
he/she/itfrisks
present participlefrisking
past tensefrisked
past participlefrisked
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    frisk

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    ˌfrisk ˈdown

    [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.

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