pitch a tent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the protruding and sometimes tent-like appearance of an erection through the trousers.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpɪtʃəˈtɛnt/

Verb[edit]

pitch a tent (third-person singular simple present pitches a tent, present participle pitching a tent, simple past and past participle pitched a tent)

  1. Used other than as an idiom: to pitch a tent.
  2. (idiomatic, slang) To have an erection that shows through the trousers.
    Check it out, Jimmy's over there pitching a tent to Maria's boobs.

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