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Definition of the verb hit up

What does hit up mean as a doing phrase?


  1. 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:

Alternative definition of the verb hit up


  1. [transitive, idiomatic] To contact with a request or demand.

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Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2014)

by Tony Thorne

hit up vb 1. to inject oneselfwithan illicit drug, particularlyheroin. An American addicts' expression ofthe 1960s, since ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Underworld (2015)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Old English Language (1881)

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.

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

hit up (sb.) for smth. Aus., Am. col./also Am. col.hit (sb.) up, hit sb. up/ ask(sb.) ...

Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

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 ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary 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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Bertons hit up Capetown!

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