- sex appeal.
- sexual intercourse.
Idioms about it
- to love someone: She really has it bad for him.
- to possess the requisite abilities for something; be talented, adept, or proficient: In this business youeither have it or you don't.
- aware of the latest fads, fashions, etc.; up-to-date.
- attentive or alert: I'm just not with it early in the morning.
- understanding or appreciative of something, as jazz.
- Carnival Slang. being a member of the carnival.
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How to use it in a sentence
He made an easy target, the know-it-all liberal egghead who demeaned the wisdom of the American people.Obamacare Architect: I Wanted to Sound Smart|Ben Jacobs|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On her own path, though, the “relationship know-it-all” is embracing her own, different natural progression.Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In her Twitter profile bio, writer Liz Tuccillo calls herself a “relationship know-it-all.”Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Lennon Wall in Admiralty is a mosaic of Post-It notes, each square a scribbled wish.The Monuments Men of Occupy Hong Kong|Brendon Hong|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its only failure was that it lacked the right kind of losing-it drama Oscar night watchers crave.Why Does Everyone Hate Lea Michele?|Tim Teeman|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was "strung up" to a high degree of expectation and listened every moment to hear the panpipes and the Roo-too-too-it.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
And yet—can you understand it?With a tender smile and a tear, And a half-compassionate yearning,I felt her grown more dear.Separation and Service|James Hudson Taylor
He wuz very peart and sassy, and it was take-it-or-leave-it-and-be-plaguey- quick-about-it all the time.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
But in that other heart how was it?how with the sweet saint that was talking to herself in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs?
What was there hidden under that despairing wail?it was the parting of the last strand of the cord of youthful hope.
British Dictionary definitions for it (1 of 4)
- sexual intercourse
- sex appeal
Word Origin for it
British Dictionary definitions for it (2 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for it (3 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for it (4 of 4)
Other Idioms and Phrases with it
In addition to the idioms beginning with it
- it figures
- it never rains but it pours
- it stands to reason
- it takes all sorts
- it takes getting used to
- it takes one to know one
- it takes two to tango
- that does it