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[frig]Slang: Vulgar.
verb (used with object), frigged, frig·ging.
  1. to copulate with.
  2. to take advantage of; victimize.
  3. to masturbate.
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verb (used without object), frigged, frig·ging.
  1. to copulate.
  2. to masturbate.
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Verb Phrases
  1. frig around/about, to fool around; waste time.
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Origin of frig1

1425–75; earlier, to move about restlessly, rub; late Middle English friggen to quiver


noun Informal.
  1. refrigerator.
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Historical Examples

  • He would strike out of the cold iron, be often in the dumps, and frig and wriggle it.

    Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.

    Francois Rabelais

British Dictionary definitions for frig


verb frigs, frigging or frigged taboo, slang
  1. to have sexual intercourse (with)
  2. to masturbate
  3. (intr; foll by around, about, etc) to behave foolishly or aimlessly
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Word Origin

C15 (in the sense: to wriggle): of uncertain origin; perhaps related to obsolete frike strong, or to Old English frīgan to love
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Word Origin and History for frig


"to move about restlessly," mid-15c., perhaps a variant of frisk (q.v.). As a euphemism for "to fuck" it dates from 1680s, earlier as "to masturbate" (1670s). Related: Frigged; frigging.

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