have a thing about

Be obsessed or preoccupied with something. For example, He has a thing about disorder in the garage, or Bob has a thing about brunettes. [Slang; first half of 1900s]


Nearby words

  1. have a right to,
  2. have a say in,
  3. have a screw loose,
  4. have a shot at,
  5. have a stake in,
  6. have a thing going,
  7. have a time of it,
  8. have a way with,
  9. have a weakness for,
  10. have a whack at

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