- v. transitive to assemble the parts of a mechanism, especially by connecting wires.
- v. transitive to connect to a power supply or a signal source.
- v. intransitive, slang to form an association (with) someone.
- v. intransitive, slang to have a casual sexual experience with another person, usually without any future relationship intended.
- v. connect or link
“The plan was to flash their bootleg SFN press passes, and make their way into the VIP area, hook up with some big spenders, and to toast Thursday night in style.”
“The emergency worker was hovering over Zoey, pushing past them to take vital signs, hook up an IV, and try to stanch the ï¬ow of blood.”
“He-me are surplus, never manage to hook up in a six.”
“An exasperated Liz Jones, editor of Marie Claire, wrote in the Sunday Times of London this year about men who are habitual sexual deceivers Lotharios, “Are all men like this or is it just the ones I hook up with?””
“If you can only manage to hook up your belly just three quarters of an inch-before you run, so as to give your legs full sweep, you'd beat Bill Mitten thirty yards in the hundred, I know you would. ”
“So, to create some sort of a balance, I made sure to hook up with the deepest, richest-toned brothers out there.”
“Imagine trying to play This Little Piggy when what you really want is to hook up with a guy for a great night of smoking and touch me right there, please.”
“Everyone knew she needed to hook up with someone more face-equal.”
“I tuk the trouble to put a iron hook up in the shed-room jest fer that halted, an 'now somebody has tore down the hook an' I can't find hair nur hide o 'the halter.”
“The mules being without protection, we tried hard to save them from the vicious insects by creating a dense smoke from a circle of smothered fires, within which chain the grateful brutes gladly stood; but this relief was only partial, so the moment there was light enough to enable us to hook up we pulled out for Abercrombie in hot haste.”
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