[ froog ]
/ frug /


a dance deriving from the twist.

verb (used without object), frugged, frug·ging.

to dance the frug.

Nearby words

  1. fructosemia,
  2. fructoside,
  3. fructosuria,
  4. fructuous,
  5. fructuously,
  6. frugal,
  7. frugality,
  8. frugally,
  9. frugalness,
  10. frugivore

Origin of frug

First recorded in 1960–65; of unexplained orig.; perhaps akin to frig1

Related formsfrug·ger, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for frugging



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper