- 1 [transitive] frisk somebody to pass your hands over someone's body to search them for hidden weapons, drugs, etc.
- 2[intransitive] frisk (around) (of animals) to run and jump in a lively and happy way synonym gambol, skip Lambs frisked in the fields.
NAmE//frɪsk//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they frisk
he / she / it frisks
past simple frisked
-ing form frisking