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f risk

  • n  the act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
    he gave the suspect a quick frisk
  • v  play boisterously
  • v  search as for concealed weapons by running the hands rapidly over the clothing and through the pockets
    The police frisked everyone at the airport

  • It happens almost every day: a policeman catches sight of a suspicious character, stops him and frisks him.
  • All this can, and will, change as the candidates come out, wander around, eat corn dogs and are given the quadrennial intellectual frisk by Iowa voters, who have delivered .
  • A police officer takes his position as others frisk suspects in So Paulo, Brazil, May 2006.
News & Articles

  • Serving the nation
    Air Force Airman Michael Frisk recently graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Frisk, a 2012 Entiat High School graduate, is the son of Rick Frisk of Wenatchee. Army Spc. Rebekah Baldwin recently graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. Baldwin, a 2005 graduate of Hughson High School in Hughson, Calif., is the daughter of Sheri ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Wenatchee World
  • Sean Faris Heads To Rosewood With Hump Day Hottie Status
    Sean Faris can frisk us anytime. The actor joins "Pretty Little Liars" this season playing a cop, who is pretty nice to look at but probably will stir up more trouble for the liars. But, hey, those four seem to love trouble, especially when it's wrapped up in such a nice package, And by the [...]
    June 19, 2013 - MTV
  • Obama, in surprise move, wades into NYPD 'stop and frisk' lawsuit
    The New York Police Department's controversial "stop and frisk" policy received a kick in the shins this week, when the Obama administration took the unusual step of outlining its preferred remedy in the event a federal judge examining the NYPD tactic rules it to be unconstitutional.
    June 13, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  • Jose Mourinho in BBC News
    Mourinho added: "It's a shame that Frisk has decided to leave football. If this decision is linked to the criticism of his performance in the Barcelona game, it seems strange to me. There's similar criticism every day, all around the world, for...

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