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Definition of on

on

adjective

  • performing well.
    He's on tonight.

    Last edited on Dec 13 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

  • of a new competition or argument, beginning. Of an existing competition or argument, intensifying.
                                             

    Citation from "Purple Haze", Eureka (TV), Season 1 Episode 10 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Dec 13 2010.

  • about to happen.
                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "Camp Refoogee", American Dad! (TV), Season 2 Episode 1 (2006) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 02 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 02 2013.

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Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

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