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Definition of hook (one) up

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.
                                                           

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    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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Other terms relating to 'business (related to)':

Definitions include: acronym for "another bloody cathedral" or "another bloody church".
Definitions include: pejorative term used for management / consulting / executive types, who are more likely to wear business suits than the average worker.
Definitions include: support.
Definitions include: to offer a promotion in a job or position in life.
Definitions include: a person attaches themselves to high profile task or project in order to enhance their own career.
Definitions include: the acquisition of one company by another, for the purpose of acquiring the employees more so than other aspects of the company's business.
Definitions include: an all-night period of awakedness to finish a task.
Definitions include: The Salvation Army.
Definitions include: a lucrative endeavor that requires little work.
Definitions include: To copy or plagiarize, commonly used by emcees to indicate a plagiarist.
Definitions include: a residence or work place.
Definitions include: the "Target" retailer.
Definitions include: contraction of "mobile out of office worker".
Definitions include: as a greeting, a rhetorical question asking about what's happening.
Definitions include: at a place of employment, to do little work while waiting for one's stock options to vest.

Other terms relating to 'requests (list of)':

Definitions include: messy, trashy, or dilapidated.

Other terms relating to 'sex or not-quite-sex (ambiguous terms)':

Definitions include: female genitalia.
Definitions include: a period of time during which one engages sexually with another person.
Definitions include: a last-minute or previously unplanned request to meet up with someone with the intention of having sex (i.e. getting booty.)
Definitions include: a slice of paper.
Definitions include: sex or sexual play.
Definitions include: simulated sex, without the removal of clothes.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: to engage in sexual activity.
Definitions include: to have sexual intercourse.
Definitions include: abbreviated form of "hook up".
Definitions include: to kiss passionately; "make out".
Definitions include: to hook up in a sexual manner and spend the night with someone.
Definitions include: to engage in sexual physical contact, usually intercourse.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: a session of sex involving 3 people.

Other terms relating to 'to deal drugs, drug dealer':

Definitions include: to deal drugs.
Definitions include: to be successful.
Definitions include: a person who transports illegal drugs.
Definitions include: someone who sells drugs and other illegal substances.
Definitions include: a female senior citizen who sells OxyContin.
Definitions include: a person who sells fake drugs.
Definitions include: a store that sells drug paraphernalia, such as bowls and bongs for marijuana smoking.
Definitions include: to sell illegal drugs.
Definitions include: person who deals drugs or is involved in the sales of illegal services.
Definitions include: a drug dealer.
Definitions include: a person who makes methamphetamine.
Definitions include: a person who sells you drugs.
Definitions include: one who sells illegal drugs
Definitions include: to have drugs.
Definitions include: to sell illegal drugs.

Other terms relating to 'to give':

Definitions include: to smoke marijuana.
Definitions include: to give to; hand over.
Definitions include: to give.
Definitions include: to fight.
Definitions include: to say or give.
Definitions include: to begin taking effect.
Definitions include: to take drugs, usually LSD ("acid") or Ecstasy (MDMA).
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to yell at someone; "blow up".
Definitions include: an event with a displeasing outcome.
Definitions include: to give beer to.
Definitions include: a contraction for "give me".
Definitions include: to decline in one's talent or skill.

Other terms relating to 'to help':

Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to applaud.
Definitions include: to look out for one's interests or well-being.
Definitions include: to contribute to a group cause.
Definitions include: to suffer a task or experience in order to shield other members of some group from the displeasure; "take one for the team".
Definitions include: to work to help a person, cause, etc.
Definitions include: to help a person in a small way.
Definitions include: to get someone out of jail by posting bail.
Definitions include: to do a solid (a favor).

Other terms relating to 'to meet with':

Definitions include: to examine schedules to determine a time when two or more people would be available to meet for some purpose.

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Other terms relating to 'hook':

Definitions include: jerk; bastard.
Definitions include: "hell".
Definitions include: one's home, or place of living
Definitions include: house.
Definitions include: abbreviated form of "hook up".
Definitions include: a request to hook up a nigga, i.e. to give something to a person.
Definitions include: addicted.
Definitions include: understanding or knowing.
Definitions include: completely.
Definitions include: See hook up.
Definitions include: See off the hook.
Definitions include: hands.
Definitions include: extreme; wild; awesome.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of off the hook.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of off the hook.

Other terms relating to 'up':

Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: to misbehave.
Definitions include: acronym of "all fucked up."
Definitions include: well dressed, wearing makeup, etc.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: energetic due to consumption of a stimulant.
Definitions include: to increase.
Definitions include: to contribute one's share.
Definitions include: to mess up.
Definitions include: to make something like ass.
Definitions include: strange, stupid; "weird".
Definitions include: stupid.
Definitions include: strange / stupid.
Definitions include: to move away from.
Definitions include: to call someone to halt, particularly when the intention is to rob.

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