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fuck Syllabification: fuck
vulgar slang

Definition of fuck in English:


[with object]
1Have sexual intercourse with (someone).
1.1 [no object] (Of two people) have sexual intercourse.
2Ruin or damage (something).


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1An act of sexual intercourse.
1.1 [with adjective] A sexual partner.


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Used alone or as a noun (the fuck) or a verb in various phrases to express anger, annoyance, contempt, impatience, or surprise, or simply for emphasis.


Despite the wideness and proliferation of its use in many sections of society, the word fuck remains (and has been for centuries) one of the most taboo words in English. Until relatively recently, it rarely appeared in print; even today, there are a number of euphemistic ways of referring to it in speech and writing, e.g., the F-word, f***, or f—k.


go fuck yourself
vulgar slang An exclamation expressing anger or contempt for, or rejection of, someone.
not give a fuck (about)
vulgar slang Used to emphasize indifference or contempt.

Phrasal verbs

fuck around
vulgar slang
Spend time doing unimportant or trivial things.
1.1Have sexual intercourse with a variety of partners.
(fuck around with)1.1 Meddle with.
fuck off
[usually in imperative] vulgar slang (Of a person) go away.
fuck someone over
US vulgar slang Treat someone in an unfair or humiliating way.
fuck someone up
vulgar slang Damage or confuse someone emotionally.
fuck something up (or fuck up)
vulgar slang Do something badly or ineptly.




Early 16th century: of Germanic origin (compare Swedish dialect focka and Dutch dialect fokkelen); possibly from an Indo-European root meaning 'strike,' shared by Latin pugnus 'fist'.

Words that rhyme with fuck

buck, Canuck, chuck, cluck, cruck, duck, luck, muck, pluck, puck, ruck, schmuck, shuck, struck, stuck, suck, truck, tuck, upchuck, yuck
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