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Idioms about fuck

Slang: Vulgar.
    as fuck, to a great degree (used as a general intensifier): He's mad as fuck.
    give a fuck, to care; be concerned (usually used in the negative): When it comes to politics, I really don't give a fuck.

Origin of fuck

First recorded in 1495–1505; akin to Middle Dutch fokken “to thrust, copulate with,” Swedish dialect focka “to copulate with, strike, push,” from fock “penis”

OTHER WORDS FROM fuck

fucky, adjective
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How to use fuck in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for fuck

fuck
/ (fʌk) taboo, slang /

verb
to have sexual intercourse with (someone)
noun
an act of sexual intercourse
a partner in sexual intercourse, esp one of specified competence or experience
not care a fuck or not give a fuck not to care at all
interjection
offensive an expression of strong disgust or anger (often in exclamatory phrases such as fuck you! fuck it! etc)

Word Origin for fuck

C16: of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch fokken to strike

usage for fuck

The use and overuse of fuck in the everyday speech of many people has led, to some extent, to a lessening of its impact as an expletive. However, the word still retains its shock value, although it is less now than it was when the critic Kenneth Tynan caused controversy by saying it on British television in 1965
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