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
- 1.1no object (of two people) have sexual intercourse.
2Damage or ruin (something).
1An act of sexual intercourse.
- 1.1with adjective A sexual partner of a specified ability.
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
usually with negative Be concerned or interested.
Used for emphasis.
British vulgar slang
- fuck about (or around)
Spend time doing unimportant or trivial things.
Waste someone's time.
Make someone angry.
usually in imperative (of a person) go away.
Damage or confuse someone emotionally.
Treat someone in an unfair or humiliating way.
Do something badly or ineptly.
US vulgar slang
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’.