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frag

[ frag ]
/ fræg /
U.S. Army and Marine Corps Slang.
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verb (used with object), fragged, frag·ging.
to kill, wound, or assault (especially an unpopular or overzealous superior) with a fragmentation grenade.
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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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How to use frag in a sentence

  • I wandered off to a Magic the Gathering stall, while the engineer walked over to the LAN party—a network of 15 computers running the same game behind a drywall partition—preparing to pad up his frag count and test out patches.

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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