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frug

[froog]
noun
  1. a dance deriving from the twist.
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verb (used without object), frugged, frug·ging.
  1. to dance the frug.
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Origin of frug

First recorded in 1960–65; of unexplained orig.; perhaps akin to frig1
Related formsfrug·ger, noun
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Historical Examples

  • When Frug began to write in his native dialect, he had already acquired a reputation in a literary language.

    The History of Yiddish Literature in the Nineteenth Century

    Leo Wiener


Word Origin and History for frug

n.

1964, popular U.S. dance derived from the Twist, of unknown origin.

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