frak

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by an author of Battlestar Galactica (TV series). It was English frack in the original series. Changed to frak in the later series to be a four-letter word. (Compare English fraked (evil, wicked) and English frakel (vile, foul, wretched, worthless))

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frak (third-person singular simple present fraks, present participle frakking, simple past and past participle frakked)

  1. (euphemistic) fuck.
    • 2007, Tara McCarthy, Wouldn't Miss It for the World, page 258:
      “What the frak, Dan?”
    • 2010, John Green, David Levithan, Will Grayson, Will Grayson:
      And I say, “Where the frak did everyone get a fake ID anyway?”
    • 2011, Diana Rowland, Secrets of the Demon:
      Her frizzy blond hair was pulled up into a twist on top of her head, and she had on billowing hakama pants that nearly overwhelmed her skinny frame and a gray T-shirt that said FRAK OFF

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Noun[edit]

frak m (plural frakken, diminutive frakje n or frakske n)

  1. (Brabantian) coat (item of apparel)
    De frakken hangen aan de kapstok.
    The coats are at the coatstand.

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