verb (used with object), fragged, frag·ging.
- fracture zone,
- fragile site,
- fragile x syndrome,
- fragile x-chromosome,
- fragile-x syndrome
Origin of frag
Examples from the Web for frag
This was the vengeance, then, that he took upon Nicias, Frag.
The dwellers in the vicinity, desiring to learn what was revealed by the books, Frag.
So he came forward and said that their acts ought not to be ratified by the senate and the people, Frag.
Hannibal turned and saw him in mad career; he swerved aside just slightly, Frag.
They were attacked anew by the dictator Aulus Cornelius, Frag.
verb frags, fragging or fragged
Word Origin for frag
by 1970, U.S. military slang, from slang noun shortening of fragmentation grenade (1918). Related: Fragged; fragging.
Fragging is a macabre ritual of Vietnam in which American enlisted men attempt to murder their superiors. The word comes from the nickname for hand grenades, a weapon popular with enlisted men because the evidence is destroyed with the consummation of the crime. ["Saturday Review," Jan. 8, 1972]