hookup

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hookup (not comparable)

  1. For the purpose of connecting.
    I need to buy some hookup wire.

Noun[edit]

hookup (plural hookups)

  1. A connection.
    The plumber came to fix the sewer hookup.
  2. A brief sexual relationship or encounter; a fling.
    "The latter participant, for instance, 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."[1]
  3. A sexual partner
    "As a webmaster, yeah, I would have to say that the predominant way of finding a hookup or sexual partner would be going online."[2]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (brief sexual relations): fling

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