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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frisk, frisking(verb)

    the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs

    "he gave the suspect a quick frisk"


  2. frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark about(verb)

    play boisterously

    "The children frolicked in the garden"; "the gamboling lambs in the meadows"; "The toddlers romped in the playroom"

    boast, sport, lark, frolic, romp, run around, amuse, lark about, divert, rollick, disport, cavort, gambol, feature, skylark

  3. frisk(verb)

    search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets

    "The police frisked everyone at the airport"

    sport, frolic, romp, run around, lark about, lark, rollick, disport, cavort, gambol, skylark

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frisk

    sport, leap, jump, play, dance, wanton

    lie, ruminate, rest, repose, roost, mope, sulk

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. frisk(v. n.)

    leap, skip, hop, frolic, romp, gambol, dance

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frisk(n)

    frolic, gambol

  2. frisk(v)

    leap, skip, gambol, frolic, play

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  1. Elizabeth Warren:

    When Mayor Buttigieg says that Mayor Buttigieg apologized, listen very closely to the apology, the language Mayor Buttigieg used is about stop and frisk. It's about how it turned out. No, this isn't about how it turned out. This is about what it was designed to do to begin with.

  2. Bernie Sanders:

    Mr. Bloomberg had policies in New York City of stop-and-frisk that went after African American and Latino people in an outrageous way, i dont think theres any chance of the senator beating President Trump.

  3. Scott Prendergast:

    The increase in knives is more connected to ending stop and frisk. . . so the criminals know they can carry knives like they did back in the 1980s.

  4. Michael Bloomberg:

    So, one of the unintended consequences is people say,' Oh my God, you are arresting kids for marijuana that are all minorities.' Yes, that is true. Why ? Because we put all the cops in the minority neighborhoods. Yes, that is true. Why did we do it ? Because that's where all the crime is, and the way you get the guns out of the kid's hands is to throw them up against the walls and frisk them.

  5. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    We will not create the energy and excitement we need to defeat Donald Trump if that candidate pursued, advocated for and enacted racist policies like stop and frisk which caused communities of color in his city to live in fear, the simple truth is that Mayor Bloomberg with all Donald Trump money will not create the kind of excitement and energy we need to have the voter turnout we must have to defeat Donald Trump.

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