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holiday in Cambodia

  • a very bad situation. Derived from the song: "Holiday In Cambodia" by the Dead Kennedys. The basic idea of the song is that going to Cambodia for a holiday when Pol Pot was dictator would be like going to hell, the worst place possible.
    Oh man, my day was a Holiday In Cambodia.

    Last edited on Aug 25 2013. Submitted by Emily M. from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA on Jan 22 1999.

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hook up

  • get a good word in for yourself to a person you're interested in dating.
    Can you get me the hook-up with that girl over there?

    Last edited on Jul 24 2002. Submitted by Brittney from Pine Bluff, AR, USA on Jul 24 2002.

noun

  • a person who provides illegal drugs.
    Do you need a hookup?

    Last edited on May 10 1998. Submitted by Rogue from CA, USA on May 10 1998.

  • a connection for merchandise. Especially used for illegal merchandise.
    Want beer? I've got the hook-up.
    I got the hook-up on that cell phone you wanted.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Audrey M. from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA on Jan 22 1999.

  • sexual activity, though typically not coitus. Usually implies more than kissing or "making out." Making out + touching breasts would qualify as a "hook up."
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from ""Bachelor Pad" premieres", Salon, Chris Le, Aug 9 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 09 2010.

verb

  • to meet up with someone.
    I hooked up with the rest of my group at his Halloween party.

    Last edited on May 10 1998. Submitted by Rogue from CA, USA on May 10 1998.

verb - intransitive

  • to engage in (usually non-committal) sexual activity, though typically not coitus. Usually implies more than kissing or "making out." Making out + touching breasts would qualify as "hooking up."
    They hooked up last night after the party.
                                                           

    Citation from "Sin-Say-Shun Awards Afterparty", Party Down (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                

                                                                                                                  

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    Citation from "You've Got Male", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 9 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 3 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 03 2011. Submitted by Rogue from CA, USA on May 10 1998.

  • to enter into a relationship.
    How did your parents hook up?
                                                                                                                                  

                                                                                                                     

    Citation from "Francine's Flashback", American Dad (TV), Season 1 Episode 4 (2005) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 20 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 20 2011.

verb - transitive

  • a request, when used alone.
    You've got chocolate? Hook me up!

    Last edited on Oct 01 2001. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to give.
    He hooked me up with some dinner.
                                                                     

                                                                    

                            

                                        

                                  

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to give.

    Last edited on Jul 24 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to put a person in a favorable position.
                                                            

                                                                                             

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    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to help.

    Last edited on Jul 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on May 20 2011.

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Jerry's kid

  • moron. idiot. Origin: Jerry Lewis's telethon for physically disabled children. note: I've only heard it used in reference to MENTAL disability.
    He's so dumb... such a Jerry's kid.

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Audrey M. from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA on Jan 22 1999.

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merkin

noun

  • a pubic wig.
    Are you wearing a merkin?
                                                        

            

                                                  

            

                                        

    Citation from "Ready, Willing, and Disabled", Family Guy (TV), Season 3 Episode 15 (2001) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
    • See more words with the same meaning: pubic hair.

    Last edited on Oct 28 2011. Submitted by Henry K. from Chicago, IL, USA on Feb 19 1998.

  • an American. Derogatory, due to the "pubic wig" sense of the term.
    You're proud to be a merkin?

    Last edited on May 07 2013. Submitted by Emily M. from UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA on Jan 22 1999.

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on cloud nine

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