frag

[ frag ]
/ fræg /
U.S. Army and Marine Corps Slang.

verb (used with object), fragged, frag·ging.

to kill, wound, or assault (especially an unpopular or overzealous superior) with a fragmentation grenade.

noun

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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

frag
/ (fræɡ) /

verb frags, fragging or fragged

(tr) US military slang to kill or wound (a fellow soldier or superior officer) deliberately with an explosive device

Derived forms of frag

fragging, noun

Word Origin for frag

C20: short for fragmentation grenade, as used in Vietnam
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