U.S. Army and Marine Corps Slang.
[ frag ]
/ fræg /
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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 fragfragger, 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.Fiction: Quiet earth philosophy|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
British Dictionary definitions for 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 fragfragging, noun
Word Origin for frag
C20: short for fragmentation grenade, as used in Vietnam
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