hookup

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hookup (plural hookups)

  1. (sometimes attributive) A connection.
    The plumber came to fix the sewer hookup.
    I need to buy some hookup wire.
  2. (slang) A brief sexual relationship or encounter; a fling.
    He met his two most recent partners at bars, and expressed strong ambivalence and dislike of meeting partners online, but reported half a dozen additional hookups with partners met online.
  3. (slang) A sexual partner
    The predominant way of finding a hookup or sexual partner would be going online.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (brief sexual relations): fling

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