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Definition of the verb hit up
What does hit up mean as a doing phrase?
- ask (a person) to do something
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonym of hit up: request
- more generic word: ask = make a request or demand for something to somebody
- more specific terms:
- enjoin / order / tell / say = give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
- call = order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role
- invite / bid = ask someone in a friendly way to do something
- pop the question / declare oneself / propose / offer = ask (someone) to marry you
Alternative definition of the verb hit up
- [transitive, idiomatic] To contact with a request or demand.
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by Tony Thorne
hit up vb 1. to inject oneselfwithan illicit drug, particularlyheroin. An American addicts' expression ofthe 1960s, since ...
British and American by Eric Partridge
*hit up, to beg from (a person); hit it up, to go begging: tramps': 1933, Ersine (the former); 1934, Howard N. Rose ...
Compiled from Writings of the XII., XIII., XIV. and XV. Centuries by Franz Heinrich Stratmann
swellen — per hit up swal a. d. 293. swenehen, A. Sax. spencean. speng — spenge (dat. pl.) o. a. n. 803. spcord — pat swerd Fer.
by V.S. Matyushenkov
hit up (sb.) for smth. Aus., Am. col./also Am. col.hit (sb.) up, hit sb. up/ ask(sb.) ...
by Thomas Nordegren
Hit up 1. Colloquial term for injecting drugs. 2. Colloquial term for attempting to get drugs from someone Hit-and-miss-habit Colloquial term for occasional drug use. Hitch up the reindeers Colloquial term for snorting cocaine. Hits Colloquial ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
criticise, denounce, lash, rail hit sharply rap hit smartly swat hit soundly batter, pound, pummel, trounce hit the jackpot succeed hit the roof bridle, explode, rage, rave, storm hit the sack nap, retire, snooze hitting with a club bludgeoning hit up ...
Dictionary of Crime (1992)
Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Law Enforcement by Jay Robert Nash
hit up 1. To inject drugs. Drug addict's use. 2. To rob. Underworld use. REF.: CBA, CD, LTC, SJDD. hit with a bit To be sentenced to jail or prison. Underworld use. REF.: CBA, DAL. hit with a lily To killsomeone.
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Video shows what hit up means. To contact with a request or demand.. to take an intoxicating drug.. Hit up Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
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