Green’s Dictionary of Slang

fuck! excl.

1. (also frack!) an excl. of anger, surprise, dismay, disbelief, resignation, esp. in combs.

[Ire]Joyce 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.
[UK](con. 1916) F. Manning Her Privates We (1986) 160: A man, stumbling on a defective, or slippery duck-board, uttered under his breath a monosyllabic curse. . . ‘Fuck . . .’.
[US]Southern & Hoffenberg Candy (1970) 46: Suck! Fuck! Shit! Piss! Cunt! Cock! Crap!
[UK]C. MacInnes Absolute Beginners 81: ‘Oh f—k,’ I thought.
[UK]T. Taylor Baron’s Court All Change (2011) 26: Fuck, I thought, you can’t get away from the horrors of life.
[UK]S. Berkoff East in Decadence and Other Plays (1985) 63: Oh fuck, Harry’s farted again.
[UK]S. Berkoff Decadence in Decadence and Other Plays (1985) 35: We’re overdrawn / oh fuck / the kids need more socks.
[US]N. Pileggi Wiseguy (2001) 197: Fuck! These are no good!
[Ire]R. Doyle Commitments 89: Mickah Wallace is goin’ to do the door for us. – Oh, good fuck! said Outspan.
[US]S. Morgan Homeboy 55: ‘Fuck!’ He balled his fists [...] searching for an object to strike.
[US]J. Lerner 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.
[SA]Mail & Guardian (Johannesburg) 14 Jan. 🌐 Fok! — it is better than anything else to relieve pain when hammering thumb instead of nail.
[US]L. Berney Gutshot Straight [ebook] ‘Frack.’ He sighed.

2. a verbal punctuation, with no real meaning.

[US]H. Feldman et al. 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.

In exclamations

do I fuck! (also ...nick! will I fuck! will I shite!)

an excl. of absolute rebuttal, i.e. the hell I will! no I certainly won’t/don’t!; also used with ‘you’, ‘we’, etc.

[UK]‘J.H. Ross’ Mint (1955) 71: ‘Back her in and drop the tailboard,’ saith the Corporal. But the driver is an old sweat [...] ‘Will I fuck!’.
[UK]M. Wilcox Accounts in Gay Plays (1984) 145/2: andy: Spends all day washing hisself. donald: Do I nick!
[UK]Viz Oct./Nov. 3: Is it fuck! Tom, tell him how to spell stomach.
[UK]A. Bleasdale On the Ledge 3: I wasn’t goin’ down there to thieve. Was I fuck.
[Ire]J. Murphy A Picture of Paradise in McGuinness 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.
[Scot]I. Welsh Filth 39: Do we care? Do we fuck!
[UK]N. Barlay Hooky Gear 15: Touch anyfink? [...] Did we fuck.
[UK]K. Sampson Outlaws (ms.) 3: Is Big Brother in some small way pleased for the runt of the litter? Is he fuck.

(Aus.) excl. of annoyance, frustration.

[Aus]C. Hammer Silver [ebook] ‘Pointless day. A waste of time. Fuck-knuckles’.
fuck no! [var. on hell no! under hell! excl.]

an excl. of emphatic denial.

[US](con. early 1950s) J. Peacock Valhalla 50: ‘Are they all like Zorn?’ ‘Fuck no, man.’.
[US]D. Mamet Sexual Perversity in Chicago (1994) 76: Fuck no.
[US]J. Ellroy Because the Night 115: ‘You didn't ask him where he was going?’ ‘Fuck no. He's paid up’.
[US]P. Earley Hot House 354: [D]o you actually think I could change? [...] You think I’m going to be happy working at some fast-foot joint flipping burgers [...] ? Fuck, no.
[UK]N. Griffiths 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.

[US]J. Bouton Ball Four 199: ‘Oh shitfuck,’ Joe Schultz said [...] ‘Oh fuckshit.’.
[US]J. Olsen Secret of Fire Five 78: We—were—cut—off! Fuck! Shit! Fuckshit!
fuck yes! (also fuck yeah!) [var. on hell yes! under hell! excl.]

an excl. of emphatic affirmation.

[US]P. Earley Hot House 354: ‘Have I robbed banks? Yeah, fuck yes. Am I an outlaw? Yeah, fuck yes’.
[UK]J. Poller Reach 111: ‘Way to go!’ shouts someone. ‘Fuck, yeah,’ cries another.
[US]‘Hornypig10’ ‘Just a Bastard’ 🌐 Oh God, eat my pussy, eat me, eat me, eat my cunt. Fuck yes, keep sucking you little cuntlapper.
[US]J. Fenton We Own This City 154: He is off the fucking chain, yo, that n—— [sic] yo, he’s off the chain, yo.’ ‘Fuck yeah.’.
get to fuck!

phr. of dismissal: ‘don’t be stupid’, ‘away with you!’.

[Scot]L. McIlvanney All the Colours 154: ‘Can I make a contribution to the Christmas fund?’ ‘Get yourself to fuck, big lad’.