[ frag ]

verb (used with object),fragged, frag·ging.
  1. to kill, wound, or assault (especially an unpopular or overzealous superior) with a fragmentation grenade.

Origin of frag

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; by shortening

Other words from frag

  • fragger, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for frag


/ (fræɡ) /

verbfrags, fragging or fragged
  1. (tr) US military slang to kill or wound (a fellow soldier or superior officer) deliberately with an explosive device

Origin of frag

C20: short for fragmentation grenade, as used in Vietnam

Derived forms of frag

  • fragging, noun

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