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Definition of "frisks" [frisks]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of frisk. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "frisks" in a sentence
  • "But, even strapped for cash, they will pay for a lot of other things; while it wasn't paying its AIDS prevention programs, for instance, the city just went on painting mostly unused bike lanes, keeping up free ferry rides and gratis activities for months of sophisticated summer pleasure at Governor's Island, and escalating its miserable program of 500,000 police stops and frisks a year, at a cost of multi-millions almost beyond calculating."
  • "I found that one way to get their attention is to point out that the New York Police Department, on a weekly basis, illegally stops and frisks some of my students and over 9000 other, mostly minority teenagers."
  • "The LAPD still stops and frisks hundreds of thousands of inner city youth each year, a potential scandal that is so far invisible."
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