Definition of frag in English:


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Pronunciation: /frag
North American military slang


  • A hand grenade.
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    • 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)

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  • Deliberately kill (an unpopular senior officer) with a hand grenade.
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    • 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.


1970s: from fragmentation grenade.

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