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
    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


    fuck all
    British vulgar slang
    • Absolutely nothing.

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

    (as) — as fuck
    vulgar slang
    • Used for emphasis.

Phrasal Verbs

    fuck about (or around)
    vulgar slang
    • Spend time doing unimportant or trivial things.

    fuck someone around (or about)
    vulgar slang
    • Waste someone's time.

    fuck someone off
    vulgar slang
    • Make someone angry.

    fuck off
    vulgar slang
    • usually in imperative (of a person) go away.

    fuck someone up
    vulgar slang
    • Damage or confuse someone emotionally.

    fuck someone over
    US vulgar slang
    • Treat someone in an unfair or humiliating way.

    fuck (something) up
    vulgar slang
    • 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’.