hard-on

[ hahrd-on, -awn ]

noun,plural hard-ons.Slang: Vulgar.
  1. an erection of the penis.

Origin of hard-on

1
First recorded in 1890–95

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hard-on

Also, hard upon, hard by. In close proximity, as in The police were hard on the heels of the thieves, or It was hard upon three o'clock, or Their house is hard by ours. The variants are used less than hard on. [Second half of 1700s]

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