Definition of fuck in English:


Pronunciation /fək/

transitive verb

[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.
  • 2Ruin or damage (something).


vulgar slang
  • 1An act of sexual intercourse.

    1. 1.1with adjective A sexual partner.


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.

    as — as fuck
    vulgar slang
    • Possessing the specified quality to very high degree (used for emphasis).

    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.

Phrasal Verbs

    fuck someone around
    vulgar slang
    • Waste someone's time.

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

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

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

    fuck (something) up
    vulgar slang
    • Do something badly or ineptly.

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