Definition of shack up
- to hook up in a sexual manner and spend the night with someone. A person who shacks-up may be referred to as a "shacker."
Who did you shack-up with last night?
Last edited on Jul 25 2013. Submitted by Julie C. from Los Angeles, CA, USA
on Apr 12 2002.
- To live together, unmarried. This is a phrase I recall that was used in the 1950's. I don't know if it is still used.
Tom and Sue decided to just shack up, not get married.
Last edited on Mar 07 2003. Submitted by Don C. from Greensboro, NC 27410, USA
on Mar 07 2003.
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Other terms relating to 'shack':
|Definitions include: to spend the night with someone.|
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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