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frig

Overview

This page has 18 definitions of frig with English translations in 5 languages. Frig is a verb and noun. Examples of how to use frig in a sentence are shown. Also define these 20 related words and terms: fidget, transitive, intransitive, masturbate, fuck, mess, muck, fudge, manipulate, fridge, cold, coldness, roast, grill, nostril, frigidity, fever, chill, frige, and brig.

English

Etymology 1

From Middle English friggen (to quiver), perhaps from Old English *frygian (to rub, caress), related to Old English frēogan, frīgan (to love, release, embrace, caress), frīge (pl., love). More at free.

Alternative etymology derives frig (Early Modern English frigge) from Middle English frikien (to keep (the arms and hands) in constant motion), from Old English frician (to dance).

Pronunciation

Verb

frig (third-person singular simple present frigs, present participle frigging, simple past and past participle frigged)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) to fidget, to wriggle around
    Will you sit down and stop frigging around.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to masturbate
    She never forgot the day she was caught frigging herself in the library.
    • 1880, anonymous, The Pearl:
      There was an old parson of Lundy,
      Fell asleep in his vestry on Sunday;
      He awoke with a scream,
      "What, another wet dream,
      This comes of not frigging since Monday."
  3. (transitive, intransitive, euphemistic) to fuck (misapplied euphemism)
    Come on honey, let’s frig.
  4. (intransitive) to mess or muck (about, around etc.)
    Be sensible, you’re just frigging about now.
  5. (transitive, intransitive) to make a temporary alteration to something, to fudge, to manipulate
    The system wasn't working but I've frigged the data and it's usable now.
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Noun

frig (plural frigs)

  1. An act of frigging.
  2. A temporary modification to a piece of equipment to change the way it operates (usually away from as originally designed).
    I had to put a couple of frigs across the switch relays but it works now.
  3. (euphemistic) A fuck.
    I don’t give a frig!

Etymology 2

See fridge.

Pronunciation

Noun

frig (plural friges)

  1. Dated spelling of fridge.

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Aromanian

Etymology 1

From Latin frīgus. Compare Daco-Romanian frig.

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Noun

frig n (plural friguri)

  1. cold, coldness
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Etymology 2

From Latin frīgō. Compare Romanian frige, frig.

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Verb

frig (past participle) (third-person singular present indicative fridzi / fridze, past participle friptã)

  1. I roast, grill.
    • Roast definition
      To cook food by heating in an oven or over a fire without covering, resulting in a crisp, possibly even slightly charred appearance. (1 of 7 roast definitions)
    • Grill definition
      A grating; a grid of wire or a sheet of material with a pattern of holes or slots, usually used to protect something while allowing the passage of air and liquids. Typical uses: to allow air through a fan while preventing fingers or objects from passing; to allow people to talk to somebody, while preventing attack. (1 of 9 grill definitions)
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Cornish

Pronunciation

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [friːɡ]

Noun

frig m (dual dewfrik, plural frigow)

  1. nostril

Romanian

Etymology 1

From Latin frīgus (cold), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *sriHgos-, *sriges-, *sriHges-.

Noun

frig n (plural friguri)

  1. cold, frigidity
  2. (in the plural, popular variant frigură) fever, chill
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Etymology 2

Verb

frig

  1. first-person singular present indicative of frige
    • Frige definition
      second-person singular present active imperative of frīgō
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of frige
  3. third-person plural present indicative of frige

Welsh

Noun

frig

  1. Soft mutation of brig.

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
brig frig mrig unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.