Meaning of FUCK in English


I. ˈfək verb

Etymology: akin to Dutch fokken to breed (cattle), Swedish dialect fókka to copulate

Date: circa 1503

intransitive verb

1. usually obscene : copulate

2. usually vulgar : mess 3 — used with with

transitive verb

1. usually obscene : to engage in coitus with — sometimes used interjectionally with an object (as a personal or reflexive pronoun) to express anger, contempt, or disgust

2. usually vulgar : to deal with unfairly or harshly : cheat , screw

II. noun

Date: 1680

1. usually obscene : an act of copulation

2. usually obscene : a sexual partner


a. usually vulgar : damn 2

b. usually vulgar — used especially with the as a meaningless intensive

what the fuck do they want from me

4. usually vulgar : fucker

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.