Meaning of fuck in English:


Pronunciation /fʌk/

Translate fuck into Spanish


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

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

    1. 2.1Treat (someone) badly or unfairly.


vulgar slang
  • 1An act or instance of having sex.

    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
    • Possessing the specified quality to very high degree (used for emphasis).

    fuck all
    British vulgar slang
    • Absolutely nothing.

    give a fuck
    vulgar slang
    • usually with negative Be concerned about or interested in something.

    go fuck yourself
    vulgar slang
    • An exclamation expressing anger or contempt for, or rejection of, someone.

    thank fuck
    vulgar slang
    • Used as an expression of relief.

Phrasal Verbs

    fuck around
    vulgar slang
    • 1Spend time doing unimportant or trivial things.

    • 2fuck someone around, fuck around someoneBritish Waste someone's time.

    fuck around with
    vulgar slang
    • fuck around with someone or somethingMeddle or interfere with someone or something.

    fuck off
    vulgar slang
    • 1usually in imperative Go away (used to angrily dismiss someone).

    • 2fuck someone off, fuck off someoneBritish Make someone angry.

    fuck over
    • 1fuck someone over, fuck over someoneUS vulgar slang Treat someone badly or unfairly.

      1. 1.1fuck something over, fuck over somethingRuin or botch something.
    fuck up
    • 1 vulgar slang Completely mismanage or mishandle a situation.

      1. 1.1fuck something up, fuck up somethingRuin or botch something.
    • 2fuck someone up, fuck up someone vulgar slang Damage or confuse someone emotionally.

      1. 2.1Injure or wound someone.
      2. 2.2(of alcohol or drugs) severely intoxicate someone.
    fuck with
    • 1fuck with someone or something vulgar slang Meddle or interfere with someone or something.

      1. 1.1fuck with someoneTease someone, especially in a playful or good-natured way.


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’.