Definition of fuck in English:



[with object]vulgar slang
  • 1Have sexual intercourse with (someone).

    have sexual intercourse, have sexual intercourse with, make love, make love to, sleep together, sleep with, go to bed together, go to bed with
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    1. 1.1no object (of two people) have sexual intercourse.
  • 2Damage or ruin (something).


vulgar slang
  • 1An act of sexual intercourse.

    1. 1.1with adjective A sexual partner of a specified ability.


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


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


  • (as) — as fuck

    • vulgar slang Used for emphasis.

  • fuck all

    • vulgar slang Absolutely nothing.

      not a thing, not a single thing, not anything, nothing at all, nil, zero
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  • give a fuck

    • vulgar slang usually with negativeBe concerned or interested.

      be concerned, worry, worry oneself, trouble oneself, bother, mind
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Phrasal Verbs

  • fuck about (or around)

    • Spend time doing unimportant or trivial things.

  • fuck someone around (or about)

    • Waste someone's time.

  • fuck off

    • usually in imperative(of a person) go away.

      go away, depart, leave, take off, get out, get out of my sight
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  • fuck someone off

    • Make someone angry.

  • fuck someone over

    • Treat someone in an unfair or humiliating way.

  • fuck someone up

    • Damage or confuse someone emotionally.

  • fuck (something) up

    • Do something badly or ineptly.


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’.