1. an excl. of anger, surprise, dismay, disbelief, resignation, esp. in combs.
|Ulysses 705: I was coming for about 5 minutes with my legs round him I had to hug him after O Lord I wanted to shout out all sorts of things fuck or shit or anything at all.|
|(con. 1916) Her Privates We (1986) 160: A man, stumbling on a defective, or slippery duck-board, uttered under his breath a monosyllabic curse. . . ‘Fuck . . .’.|
|Candy (1970) 46: Suck! Fuck! Shit! Piss! Cunt! Cock! Crap!|
|Absolute Beginners 81: ‘Oh f—k,’ I thought.|
|Decadence and Other Plays (1985) 63: Oh fuck, Harry’s farted again.East in|
|Decadence in Decadence and Other Plays (1985) 35: We’re overdrawn / oh fuck / the kids need more socks.|
|Wiseguy (2001) 197: Fuck! These are no good!|
|Commitments 89: Mickah Wallace is goin’ to do the door for us. – Oh, good fuck! said Outspan.|
|Homeboy 55: ‘Fuck!’ He balled his fists [...] searching for an object to strike.|
|You Got Nothing Coming 13: A skinny fish like you, never been down, never even been arrested before, fuck! — the cons in the joint will be celebrating around your asshole.|
|Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg) 14 Jan. [Internet] Fok! — it is better than anything else to relieve pain when hammering thumb instead of nail.|
2. a verbal punctuation, with no real meaning.
|Angel Dust 124: No, well fuck man, I mean look at it when you were in high school you know at my age the only think you heard about drugs period was if you smoked marihuana you’d go on to heroin and be addicted you know by the end of the first week.et al.|
an excl. of absolute rebuttal, i.e. the hell I will! no I certainly won’t/don’t!; also used with ‘you’, ‘we’, etc.
|Mint (1955) 71: ‘Back her in and drop the tailboard,’ saith the Corporal. But the driver is an old sweat [...] ‘Will I fuck!’.|
|Gay Plays (1984) 145/2: andy: Spends all day washing hisself. donald: Do I nick!Accounts in|
|Viz Oct./Nov. 3: Is it fuck! Tom, tell him how to spell stomach.|
|On the Ledge 3: I wasn’t goin’ down there to thieve. Was I fuck.|
|Dazzling Dark (1996) Act II: Will it shite, will it shite happen to me! It’s not going to happen to me, d’you hear me.A Picture of Paradise in McGuinness|
|Filth 39: Do we care? Do we fuck!|
|Hooky Gear 15: Touch anyfink? [...] Did we fuck.|
|Outlaws (ms.) 3: Is Big Brother in some small way pleased for the runt of the litter? Is he fuck.|
an excl. of emphatic denial.
|(con. early 1950s) Valhalla 50: ‘Are they all like Zorn?’ ‘Fuck no, man.’.|
|Sexual Perversity in Chicago (1994) 76: Fuck no.|
|Grits 38: A didunt fancy er [...] fuck no, scraggy old boot, witchy, sour-face. [Ibid.] 69: Fire’s ee only light, no fuckin leccy yer, fuck no.|
(US) an excl. of rage.
|Ball Four (1981) 199: ‘Oh shitfuck,’ Joe Schultz said [...] ‘Oh fuckshit.’.|
|Secret of Fire Five 78: We—were—cut—off! Fuck! Shit! Fuckshit!|
see for fuck’s sake! excl.
an excl. of emphatic affirmation.
|Reach 111: ‘Way to go!’ shouts someone. ‘Fuck, yeah,’ cries another.|
|‘Just a Bastard’ [Internet] Oh God, eat my pussy, eat me, eat me, eat my cunt. Fuck yes, keep sucking you little cuntlapper.|