Origin unknown. Perhaps related to frig.
frug (plural frugs)
- A dance derived from the twist, popular in the 1960s.
1990, T. Coraghessan Boyle, East is East: A Novel, Viking, ISBN 0670832200, page 166:
- They were doing a modified frug, a dance Ruth had learned—and abandoned—in high school.
1991, Marcia B. Siegel, Nathaniel Tileston, The Tail of the Dragon: New Dance, 1976–1982, Duke University Press, ISBN 0822311666, page 158:
- In telegraphic succession, the parents two-step, Charleston, lindy, twist, and frug, their dance harmony always splintered apart by their offspring.
frug (third-person singular simple present frugs, present participle frugging, simple past and past participle frugged)
- (intransitive) To perform this dance.
- First-person singular preterite of fragen.
- Third-person singular preterite of fragen.