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  • (n) the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs


  1. And on the side of a house, he drew a little girl in a pink dress frisking an Israeli soldier.
  2. They complained that his aggressive cops were practicing racial profiling, stopping and frisking people because of their race.
  3. It's not just airport queues, with some humorless airport official frisking your 6-year-old daughter.


  1. U.S. Backs Monitor for NYPD If Ruling Goes Against the City

    The Justice Department's involvement has been sought for several years by civil rights lawyers who claim the NYPD has a top-down policy of stopping, questioning and frisking tens of thousands of people each year without reasonable suspicion, disproportionately young black and hispanic men.
    on June 14, 2013     Source:

  2. For juvenile detainees, 'Supper Club' brings stable connection

    Teens meet mentors for dinner, conversation and constancy You empty your pockets of change, keys and pens, walk slowly through a metal detector and raise your arms above your head for a top-to-bottom frisking.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

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  1. "The frisking was absolutely unpardonable," minister of state for civil aviation Praful Patel said in the Rajya Sabha. "Action will be taken in accordance with the sentiments of the house."
    on Jul 20, 2009 By: Praful Patel Source: Times of India

  2. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni, said, "I don't think frisking is conducted with a religious bias in mind, but in the US, there have been many such cases when authorities go overboard. Soni demanded that American citizens...
    on Aug 16, 2009 By: Ambika Soni Source: Oneindia

  3. Asked if India too would treat visiting US dignitaries or their high-profile citizens in the same manner, Chidambaram said: "We will tell them that we do it (frisking) and checking only in civilised manner."
    on Aug 17, 2009 By: P Chidambaram Source:

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