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EtymologyEdit

Origin unknown. Perhaps related to frig.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɹʌɡ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

frug (plural frugs)

  1. (usually preceded by definite article) A dance derived from the twist, popular in the 1960s.
    • 1990, T. Coraghessan Boyle, East is East: A Novel, Viking, →ISBN, 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, page 158:
      In telegraphic succession, the parents two-step, Charleston, lindy, twist, and frug, their dance harmony always splintered apart by their offspring.

VerbEdit

frug (third-person singular simple present frugs, present participle frugging, simple past and past participle frugged)

  1. (intransitive) To perform this dance.

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

frug

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of fragen