Green’s Dictionary of Slang

fucking n.

also focking
[fuck v. (1)]

1. the act of copulation; also attrib.

W. Scott Bannatyne MSS n.p.: To the Derisioun of Wantoun Wemen. Thir foure, the suth to sane, Enforsis thane to fucking Quod Scott [F&H].
Mennis & Smith et al. ‘An Epitaph on a Whore’ Wit and Drollery 20: Courteous she was [...] And in her calling so precise; That industry had made her prove, The fucking School-mistresse of Love.
[UK]W. Killigrew Pandora Act I: cle.: Which [two ladies] will you assault? lin.: Neither, they are both virtuous? cle.: Who knows that? have they done fucking? lin.: Dost thou think there be none virtuous, beyond their infancy!
[UK]Rochester ‘A Satyr on Charles II’ in Works (1999) 85: Peace was his Aime, his gentleness is such / And Love, he lov’d, For he lov’d Fucking much.
[UK] ‘Satire on Benting’ in Wilson Court Satires of the Restoration (1976) 221: The trophies of thy countless fuckings lay / Sincerely at the shrine of Modena.
[UK]N. Chorier (trans.) of Meursius ‘The Delights of Venus’ in Cabinet of Love (1739) 195: If you will try once more, I will comply, / Tho’ I to fucking do a Martyr die.
[UK]Man-Midwife Unmasqu’d 1: She wanted some Money, ’tis true, and some ---- / She fail’d of the first, but the latter had Luck in.
[Ire]‘The Rakes of Stony Batter’ in A. Carpenter Verse in Eng. in 18C Ireland (1998) 340: Is your apples ripe, are they fit for plucking, / Is your maid within, ready for the F—g?
[UK]J. Wilkes Essay on Woman 20: [footnote] Now what has this to do with Fucking?
[UK]M. Leeson Memoirs (1995) III 219: Why Captain when those inquisitive girls ask you again, tell them the honest truth, that you were F---g.
[UK] ‘The Rakes of Stony Batter’ in Holloway & Black I (1975) 224: Is your apples ripe, are they fit for plucking, / Is your maid within, ready for the F—g.
[UK]Flash Mirror 19: A cock and hen club every Tuesday and Saturday, where a swell chaunter attends and plays the f—g pony.
[US]Flash (NY) 23 June n.p.: ‘A d—d pack of lies. She aid i got my living by working. That is an infernal lie, for I get it by *******!’.
[US]letter q. in Wiley Life of Billy Yank (1952) 259: We cannot get any thing here but f—king and that is plenty.
[UK]Rosa Fielding 12: ‘There was a baby-faced girl in a shop here and [...] [Iif he would only give her a fucking and a five pound note [...] there would be no harm done’.
[US] in G. Legman Limerick (1953) 6: Take your hand off my quim; / I much prefer fucking to feeling.
[UK]Sins of the Cities of the Plain 25: At each visit we had a delicious turn at bottom-fucking.
[UK]Farmer Vocabula Amatoria (1966) 137: Fouterie, f. The sexual embrace; ‘fucking’.
[UK]Forbidden Fruit n.p.: Do you know what you are doing to me, Percy [...] It’s ‘Fucking’, that is the word for it, and you are in my Cunt, dear.
[UK]Lustful Memoirs of a Young and Passionated Girl 27: He stopped and looking down in her face asked her if fucking was as good as she thought it would be.
[US] Transcript Foster Inquiry in L.R. Murphy Perverts by Official Order (1989) 57: It was Gorham himself who had said that another sailor was ‘pretty tight but was good fucking’.
[US]E. Hemingway letter c.15 Sept. in Baker Sel. Letters (1981) 169: Would like to be in Venice and get a little romantic fucking.
[US]H. Miller Tropic of Cancer (1963) 87: It is a fine book about the fucking, Endree.
[US]W. Guthrie Seeds of Man (1995) 275: Maybe he’s too busy a-blowin’ his wad on one o’ them high nosey dames, kind that ya’ve gotta cram ’er hole with a thousand-dollar bill, an’ light up a big ha’f dollar seegar in ’er ass t’ git ’er juicy, t’ git ’em warmed up fer fockin’.
[US] in V. Randolph Pissing in the Snow (1988) 113: He just give the girl a pretty good fucking.
[US]H.S. Thompson letter 17 April in Proud Highway (1997) 331: If you know anybody who might buy a book full of flogging and fighting and fucking, by all means let me know.
[US]L. Kramer Faggots 43: When I look around me, all I see is fucking.
[WI]M. Thelwell Harder They Come 242: If you watch a couple eating breakfast you can tell what kind of a fucking they did the night before.
[US] in Delacoste & Alexander Sex Work (1988) 43: He only wanted sex, which meant fucking.
[UK](con. 1960s) A. Frewin London Blues 71: Fucking and so on is legal to do but illegal to show in any way, whereas murder is the exact opposite.
L. Siegel Love in a Dead Lang. 13: Oh, Her use of the precious present participle, ‘fucking,’ from the Indo-European peik, cognate with the Latin pungere, related to the Germanic ficken, purloined from the Middle Dutch fokken.

2. (also fuggin) harsh and/or unfair treatment.

[US]N. Mailer Naked and Dead 577: Even if we do get back we’ll get a fuggin.
[US]H.S. Thompson letter 21 Mar. in Proud Highway (1997) 605: The indefensible fucking I got on the Hell’s Angels contract.
[US](con. 1960s) D. Goines Black Gangster (1991) 220: We ain’t laying down for no fuckin’.
[US]S. Longstreet Straw Boss (1979) 229: I know the fucking the average working joe gets from his fat cat union international.
[US]J. Ellroy Suicide Hill 75: ‘Deal?’ Rice [...] knew it was a fucking he had to take.
[US](con. 1964–8) J. Ellroy Cold Six Thousand 49: Fritsch fucks him of LVPD. Wayne senior says don’t fuck my boy. The fucking ascends triumphant.

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