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fr00b (noun) : A high level noob. Normally used in fantasy RPG gaming.

"You are such a fr00b." Said the level 21 warrior who was doing better than the level 35 mage. —Zach, World of Warcraft, 9/15/06

Submitted by: Seraphino from Wisconsin on Sep. 15, 2006 10:40

frabble (adjective) : when you can not get your thoughts in order

That was a real frabbled person —De`De`, kids recources, January 30, 2007

Submitted by: De`De` from Illinois on Jan. 30, 2007 21:47

frabjous

(adjective) : wonderful

Oh, frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! He chortled in his joy.... —Lewis Carrol, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, 1871

Submitted by: katsun13 from Idaho on Mar. 10, 2008 20:51

(adjective) : a combination of fabulous and joyous; as seen in Jabberwocky.

Oh frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! He chortled in his joy. —Louis, Carroll, ????

Submitted by: cassidy from Oklahoma on Mar. 01, 2007 13:00

frack (verb) : to force water, sand, and chemical fluids into a crack or seam in a subterranean level of rock so that natural gas or oil may be harvested as it escapes through the crack

Also, this month La Plata County commissioners, home to Durango, are considering a new regulation that would require oil and gas companies to reveal fracking fluid chemicals to emergency-room workers if someone is exposed. —Jim Moscou, Newsweek, August 20, 2008

Submitted by: Cindy Gray from North Dakota on Aug. 05, 2010 07:42

fracker (noun) : one who injects fluid into shale beds at high pressure in order to free up petroleum resources (such as oil or natural gas)

Submitted by: Lucia Polachini from Brazil on Jun. 07, 2014 18:10

fracking

(noun) : hydraulic fracturing to extract oil or natural gas

The corporation began fracking so that they could extract gas from the ground.

Submitted by: Zach Stambaugh from Michigan on Dec. 11, 2013 17:55

(noun) : a means or method for extracting natural gas during well drilling

A controversial method of natural gas drilling known as "fracking" has begun to tap the energy-rich Marcellus Shale, a huge geological formation that underlies much of New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. —Martha T. Moore, USA Today, 8/23/10

Submitted by: Anonymous on Sep. 02, 2010 08:25

fractalicious (adjective) : reflective of the beauty of a mathematical model or of patterns that converge or coalesce

"The Grand Unified Theory that had the "Lii Eight" moving image was positively fractalicious. —Kimberly C. Wade

Submitted by: Anonymous on Dec. 17, 2007 16:21

Fraculator (noun) : Fraction calculator. Similar to construction project calculators, except these feature people and cookie keys. (If you have 3 people, and two cookies, how many pieces of what size do you get if the cookie is divided equally?

Submitted by: Jenn Allen from Idaho on Nov. 21, 2005 00:54

frada (noun) : Fake Prada. A replica of the brand name Prada.

What do you think of my new frada purse?

Submitted by: Katie Mitchell from Utah on Jul. 06, 2006 17:32

fradazzled (noun) : confused and pretty

she looked so fradazzled. —julie marie smith, a book, 2/1/07

Submitted by: Anonymous on Feb. 01, 2007 19:32

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