As adjectives the difference between frisk and risky
is that frisk
is lively; brisk; frolicsome; frisky while risky
is dangerous, involving risks.
As a noun frisk
is a frolic; a fit of wanton gaiety; a gambol: a little playful skip or leap.
As a verb frisk
is to frolic, gambol, skip, dance, leap.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Lively; brisk; frolicsome; frisky.
- (Bishop Hall)
A frolic; a fit of wanton gaiety; a gambol: a little playful skip or leap.
To frolic, gambol, skip, dance, leap.
To search somebody by feeling his or her body and clothing.
- The police frisked the suspiciously-acting individual and found a knife as well as a bag of marijuana.
* The term frisk'' is slightly less formal than ''search .
Dangerous, involving risks.
- Investing in this start-up company could be risky .
* hazardous, dangerous, perilous
* riskless, safe