-fucking-

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See also: fucking and Fucking

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fucking, from fuck.

Infix[edit]

-fucking-

  1. (vulgar) An intensifier.
    Holy shit! That's unbefuckinglievable!
    • ????, "Holy Shit", "Man Walks on Fucking Moon", The Onion, Late Edition, front page
      "Roger, no fucking doubt about it," Mission Controller Peter Lovell replied. "A-fucking-firmative. Over."

Usage notes[edit]

  • It is generally inserted before the stressed syllable, but may also be inserted between the prefix and the base.
    absofuckinglutely
    unbefuckinglievable / unfuckingbelievable
  • This is an example of tmesis.
  • If the original word has a space, this infix is usually written without a hyphen.
    Jesus Fucking Christ!
    New Fucking York

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