frisking

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Verb[edit]

frisking

  1. present participle of frisk

Noun[edit]

frisking (plural friskings)

  1. The action or motion of one who frisks; a gambol.
    • 1809, Eaton Stannard Barrett, The setting sun
      They are no longer to be amused according to custom, as a mob with the cant of a mountebank, and the leapings, friskings, gambols, and stale jests of tumblers and clowns.