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  • verb To heat, to cause to become hotter.

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  • verb make hot or hotter
  • verb gain heat or get hot
  • verb make more intense


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  • A 'heat-up' is also a noun.

    It is a gathering of friends who drink alcohol before going to an event or before going out. A 'warm up' with alcohol!

    March 10, 2020

  • Where is that from?

    In Australia we called pre-drinks or pres. In England I mainly hear it referred to as pre-lash.

    March 22, 2020