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Definition of pick up

pick up

  • person who doesn't catch on to jokes, does not pick up.
    She never picks up.

    Last edited on Apr 29 2013. Submitted by John W. from Canada on Jun 27 1997.

  • to score drugs

    Last edited on Apr 29 2013. Submitted by Dan E. from Toronto, ON, Canada on Jan 23 2003.


  • to successfully attract a person.
    He picked her up from the bar.

    Last edited on Nov 21 2010. Submitted by Dan E. from Toronto, ON, Canada on Jan 23 2003.

  • as a recovering addict, to ingest a substance that one is addicted to.
    I don't go to bars any more because I'm afraid I'll pick up.

    Last edited on Aug 13 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 13 2015.

verb - intransitive

  • to meet someone for the purpose of engaging in non-committal sexual relations.

    Last edited on Feb 09 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 09 2016.

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Other terms relating to 'to do drugs':

Definitions include: to guide someone through first drug experience.
Definitions include: a break in the workday when employees gather to ingest drugs.
Definitions include: to ingest psychedelic mushrooms (psilocybin mushrooms) and Ecstasy (MDMA) at the same time.
Definitions include: put one down; criticize.
Definitions include: to get high.
Definitions include: to ingest methamphetamines.
Definitions include: the process of smoking certain drugs on aluminum foil, or the feeling thereafter, as in I'm firled.
Definitions include: to smoke opium.
Definitions include: to go to the bathroom.
Definitions include: To sniff an inhalant
Definitions include: time to ingest methamphetamine; "tweaker time".
Definitions include: "Galesville Ettrick Trempealeau High School" in Galesville, WI.
Definitions include: a dose of Rohypnol (Flunitrazepam,) a benzodiazepine drug used for date rape.
Definitions include: to fall asleep due to drugs, especially opiates (such as heroin.)
Definitions include: to display an embarrassing amount of happiness; to act like a geek (nerd).

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Other terms relating to 'pick':

Definitions include: a highly sought after female.
Definitions include: to have a grudge to discuss.
Definitions include: a scrap yard where you pick the best parts you can't find anywhere else off the scraps car of your choice, pull (disconnect) the used parts yourself.
Definitions include: after using meth standing in front of a mirror and digging on ones face. falsely thinking ones face has a blemish or pimple and due to the drugs the person continue to dig out a blemish that does NOT exist.
Definitions include: a stimulant.
Definitions include: a man who successfully meets women, collects their telephone numbers and then has sexual intercourse with his desired female.
Definitions include: to grow in strength, speed, severity, etc.

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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