- (General Australian) IPA(key): /fɐːk/
- (General New Zealand) IPA(key): /fɐːk/
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- Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)k
In Australia and New Zealand, fark is only very slightly less offensive than fuck itself. The only difference in pronunciation between fark and fuck is in vowel length; fuck is pronounced /fɐk/.
From the name of the popular website Fark, because when it links to a small website from its main page, the small site is often subjected to so much new traffic that it is rendered inoperable due to server failure.
- (Internet, transitive, US) To subject a website to a high volume of requests, such that the server stops responding.