Definition of fuck in English:

fuck

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Pronunciation: /fʌk
 
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vulgar slang

verb

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

noun

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  • 1An act of sexual intercourse.
  • 1.1 [with adjective] A sexual partner of a specified ability.

exclamation

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  • Used alone or as a noun or verb in various phrases to express annoyance, contempt, or impatience.

Phrases

fuck all

British Absolutely nothing.

give a fuck

[usually with negative] Be concerned or interested.

Derivatives

fuckable

adjective

Phrasal verbs

fuck about (or around)

Spend time doing unimportant or trivial things.

fuck someone around (or about)

Waste someone’s time.

fuck off

  • 1 [usually in imperative] (Of a person) go away.
  • 2chiefly US another way of saying .

fuck someone off

Make someone angry.

fuck someone over

US Treat someone in an unfair or humiliating way.

fuck someone up

Damage or confuse someone emotionally.

fuck something up (or fuck up)

Do something badly or ineptly.

Origin

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'.

Usage

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.

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