hit up for

Ask for a loan or favor, as in He hit me up for ten bucks, or I hit Doug up for a job. [Slang; early 1900s]


Nearby words

  1. hit the nail on the head,
  2. hit the road,
  3. hit the roof,
  4. hit the sack,
  5. hit the spot,
  6. hit upon,
  7. hit wicket,
  8. hit-and-miss,
  9. hit-and-run,
  10. hit-or-miss

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