(chiefly brit., informal) To grasp by the arm from behind and force to walk along.
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.
To march or force a person forward while holding their arms from behind or aside, as a prisoner.
The process of frog-marching a person.
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Origin of frog-march
- Originated circa 1871, from the resemblance of the target to a splayed-out frog.