Origin of frog-marchfrom the ungainly positions of the victim's limbs
(third-person singular simple present frogmarches, present participle frogmarching, simple past and past participle frogmarched)
- To force a person to walk where he does not wish to go by holding his arms behind him and pushing him forward.
- Alternative spelling of frog march.
(third-person singular simple present frog marches, present participle frog marching, simple past and past participle frog marched)
(plural frog marches)
- The process of frog-marching a person.
Originated circa 1871, from the resemblance of the target to a splayed-out frog.