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fuck (fʌk Pronunciation for fuck (taboo) (slang)



  1. to have sexual intercourse with (someone)


  1. an act of sexual intercourse
  2. a partner in sexual intercourse, esp one of specified competence or experience
  3. See not care a fuck


  1. (offensive) an expression of strong disgust or anger (often in exclamatory phrases such as fuck you! fuck it! etc)
The use and overuse of fuck in the everyday speech of many people has led, to some extent, to a lessening of its impact as an expletive. However, the word still retains its shock value, although it is less now than it was when the critic Kenneth Tynan caused controversy by saying it on British television in 1965

Word Origin

C16: of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch fokken to strike

Example Sentences Including 'fuck'

"Anyone who says anything about that," he says, "will be in one fuck of a fight.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Dr Johnson said, `He who is tired of London is tired of life' -- fuck him.
Alexander Games (compiler) THE ESSENTIAL SPIKE MILLIGAN (2002)
I go round to his place, we fuck , he comes round to my place, we fuck.
Immediately after the shooting, Mr. Tamburini allegedly told his associates: "Oh well, fuck him.
Globe and Mail (2003)
STUFF YOUR POCKETS Load your cell phone with emergency numbers: the limo, the caterers, anyone else who might fuck up.
Maxim (2004)
The world could blow up and, up there (in the attic), I couldn't give a fuck.
Independent (1998)
Vincent: No, they got the metric system there, they wouldn't know what the fuck a Quarter Pounder is.
Belfast Telegraph (2004)
Why don't you do yourself a favour and get the fuck out of here.
Stuart Harrison BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
`You going to answer my question, Vassili, or tell me to fuck off?
Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)


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