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frag

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Pronunciation: /fraɡ
 
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North American military slang

Definition of frag in English:

noun

A hand grenade.
Example sentences
  • Releasing his grip, he pulled the pin on a frag grenade and dropped it into the cockpit.
  • Possibly the worst example was when I told my colleagues to throw a frag grenade into a room.
  • In fact, there aren't really any offensive grenades like a frag grenade available.

verb (frags, fragging, fragged)

[with object] Back to top  
Deliberately kill (an unpopular senior officer) with a hand grenade.
Example sentences
  • The end result is always disintegration and defeat; troops have not yet started fragging their officers, the suicide rate among them is already exceptionally high.
  • It is unremarkable that in excess of 1,000 officers and NCOs were fragged.
  • Later, we learned that the explosions were so close that the concussion shook their aircraft, but they were not fragged.

Origin

1970s: from fragmentation grenade.

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