shack up with

shack up with
live with someone of the opposite sex without marrying them

When his sister was younger she shacked up with her boyfriend for a couple of years.


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  • shack up with — shack up (with (someone)) to live with and have a sexual relationship with someone you are not married to. I was surprised to hear you re shacking up with Kathy. Related vocabulary: set up housekeeping …   New idioms dictionary

  • shack up with somebody — ˌshack ˈup with sb | be ˌshacked ˈup with sb derived (slang) to start/be living with sb that you have a sexual relationship with, but that you are not married to • I hear he s shacked up with some woman. Main entry: ↑shackderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • shack up with someone — shack up (with (someone)) to live with and have a sexual relationship with someone you are not married to. I was surprised to hear you re shacking up with Kathy. Related vocabulary: set up housekeeping …   New idioms dictionary

  • shack up (with someone) — 1. in. to have a one night stand with someone; to copulate [with] someone. □ Those two just wanted to shack up for a while. □ He only wanted to shack up with me. 2. in. to move in with someone temporarily, pre umably for sexual purposes. □ They …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • shack up with — {v. phr.}, {slang} To move in with (someone) of the opposite sex without marrying the person. * /Did you know that Ollie and Sue aren t married? They just decided to shack up for a while./ See: LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shack up with — {v. phr.}, {slang} To move in with (someone) of the opposite sex without marrying the person. * /Did you know that Ollie and Sue aren t married? They just decided to shack up for a while./ See: LIGHT HOUSEKEEPING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shack\ up\ with — v. phr. slang To move in with (someone) of the opposite sex without marrying the person. Did you know that Ollie and Sue aren t married? they just decided to shack up for a while. See: light housekeeping …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shack up with — (informal) COHABIT, live with; informal, dated live in sin. → shack …   Useful english dictionary

  • shack up with — live with , reside with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shack up with —  Live with (esp. though unmarried) …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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