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frug

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Pronunciation: /frʌɡ
 
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Definition of frug in English:

noun

A vigorous dance to pop music, popular in the mid 1960s.
Example sentences
  • They will come to shows dressed like that, and dance the frug and the mashed potato off in the corner, and have a blast, a '60s night, every time the Gruesomes would play.
  • Using his early films, like Vinyl, to document dance styles, such as the frug, Warhol records different ways of posturing.
  • Perhaps the most audacious piece is ‘In Cleveland’, which begins with a bouncy disco theme (anyone for the twist, or perhaps the frug?).

verb (frugs, frugging, frugged)

[no object] Back to top  
Perform the frug.
Example sentences
  • We're all on our feet, frugging away, rolling back the years.
  • My dad was a big big fan of Ry Cooder when I was growing up, and I can remember frugging wildly to a tune or two by him.
  • Ever since youngsters frugged to ‘The Monster Mash’ in the early '60s, Halloween has been the unofficial rock 'n' roll holiday.

Origin

1960s: of unknown origin.

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