a chain of islands in the North Sea, extending along the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark: includes groups belonging to the Netherlands (West Frisians) and to Germany (East Frisians) and a group divided between Germany and Denmark (North Frisians)
a chain of islands in the North Sea along the coasts of the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark: separated from the mainland by shallows
[frisk] /frɪsk/ verb (used without object) 1. to dance, leap, skip, or gambol; frolic: The dogs and children frisked about on the lawn. verb (used with object) 2. to search (a person) for concealed weapons, contraband goods, etc., by feeling the person’s clothing: The police frisked both of the suspects. noun 3. a leap, skip, […]
[fris-kit] /ˈfrɪs kɪt/ noun 1. a mask of thin paper laid over an illustration to shield certain areas when using an airbrush. 2. Printing. a mask of strong paper set in a rectangular frame attached to the tympan of certain presses and cut up so as to prevent accidental soiling or printing by furniture or […]
[fris-kee] /ˈfrɪs ki/ adjective, friskier, friskiest. 1. lively; frolicsome; playful. /ˈfrɪskɪ/ adjective friskier, friskiest 1. lively, high-spirited, or playful adj. c.1500, from frisk “lively” + -y (2). Related: Friskiness.
[free-sohn; French free-sawn] /friˈsõʊ̃; French friˈsɔ̃/ noun, plural frissons [free-sohnz; French free-sawn] /friˈsõʊ̃z; French friˈsɔ̃/ (Show IPA) 1. a sudden, passing sensation of excitement; a shudder of emotion; thrill: The movie offers the viewer the occasional frisson of seeing a character in mortal danger. /frisɔ̃/ noun 1. a shudder or shiver; thrill n. 1777, from […]