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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. frisk

    Synonyms:
    sport, leap, jump, play, dance, wanton

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frisk, friskingverb

    the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs

    "he gave the suspect a quick frisk"

    Synonyms:
    frisking

  2. frolic, lark, rollick, skylark, disport, sport, cavort, gambol, frisk, romp, run around, lark aboutverb

    play boisterously

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

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

  3. friskverb

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

    "The police frisked everyone at the airport"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. friskverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. frisknoun

    Synonyms:
    frolic, gambol

  2. friskverb

    Synonyms:
    leap, skip, gambol, frolic, play

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How to use frisk in a sentence?

  1. Harvey Grossman:

    There is no question the superintendent endorses stop and frisk. ... It is part of the fabric of McCarthy's policing.

  2. Former NYPD Commissioner Howard Safir:

    As criminals see the police restrained by new laws, policy and regulations that restrict tactics like stop and frisk or broken windows, they no longer fear the police and certainty of arrest, while in the past, they would not carry their weapons because of fear of arrest, they now do, and therefore the opportunity for armed confrontations with police significantly increases.

  3. Tarren Bragdon:

    The Zuckerberg funding is an unprecedented example of using government employees and government resources to put your finger on the scale, to affect the election outcome, it would be like giving private money to police departments to have officers do more stop and frisk in certain neighborhoods compared to other neighborhoods. It would be like giving money to the tax department to do increased audits in certain zip codes or neighborhoods versus other neighborhoods.

  4. Michael Bloomberg:

    We will not create the energy and excitement we need to defeat President 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 his money will not create the kind of excitement and energy we need to have the voter turnout we must have to defeat President Donald Trump.

  5. American Civil Liberties Union:

    Stop and frisk is disproportionately concentrated in the black community.


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