1. [late 19C] (also stack it) to cease from an action; thus stacked adj. [SE stack, to pile up one’s chips in a casino].
2. [1900s] (US campus) to break up a college room [one ‘stacks’ the furniture].
3. [1930s–60s] to hide away; thus stacked adj., hidden away.
4. [1980s] to put something aside.
5. [1990s+] (US black gang/campus, also stack chips, stack paper) to accumulate and/or save money.
6. see stack up v.1 (3)
see sense 1 above.
see sense 5 above.
SE in slang uses
[1970s] (US) to defeat heavily, to thrash.
[1970s+] (N.Z. prison) to boast, to exaggerate.
[late 19C] (US) to charge exorbitant prices.
[1940s+] (Aus.) to contrive, to produce.
[1940s+] (Aus.) to lose one’s temper and deliver a stream of obscenities/oaths.
[1940s+] (Aus.) to make a fuss.
[1910s+] (Aus.) to put one’s jacket (and at one time hat) on the ground before starting a fight.
[20C+] (US) to arrange things in one’s favour, usu. dishonestly.
see separate entries.
see under z n.1