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Definition of hooking someone 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.

  • What a hooker does.
    That hooker is hooking up major john.

    Last edited on Aug 09 2017. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 09 2017.

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 censored in hope of resolving 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 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                

                                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Of Mice & Jazz-Kwon Do", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "You've Got Male", Happy Endings (TV), Season 1 Episode 9 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                      

    Citation from "Best Little Horror House in Langley Falls", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 3 (2010) censored in hope of resolving 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) censored in hope of resolving 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) censored in hope of resolving 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.
                                                            

                                                                                             

    Citation from "Lobsterfest", Bob's Burgers (TV), Season 1 Episode 12 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.
                                    

                                

                                                    

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) censored in hope of resolving 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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Definitions include: the main source of income for a business.
Definitions include: "specification".
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Definitions include: to offer a promotion in a job or position in life.
Definitions include: to upper management.

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: a person whose business involves marijuana.
Definitions include: waiting.
Definitions include: one who sells illegal drugs
Definitions include: a person who makes methamphetamine.
Definitions include: drug dealer.
Definitions include: a person who sells you drugs.
Definitions include: to work hard and get some money.
Definitions include: "on deck" expressed with leet speak.
Definitions include: to sell illegal drugs.
Definitions include: person who deals drugs or is involved in the sales of illegal services.
Definitions include: to have drugs.
Definitions include: to vomit
Definitions include: a person who sells fake drugs.
Definitions include: to body check as in sports (hockey, American football, rugby, etc.)
Definitions include: someone who sells drugs and other illegal substances.

Other terms relating to 'to give':

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

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.
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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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