1. [late 17C; mid-19C+] having sexual relations with.
2. [1900s] of an object, offered, put in place.
3. [1930s+] at, e.g. up the market; occas. as adv.
[1940s+] (Aus.) indulging in mutual flattery.
1. immediately involved in sexual intercourse, based on the assumption that a woman will be freely, easily and speedily sexually available to the speaker.
2. in non-sexual contexts, suggesting speed.
[1910s] highly emotional, at the end of one’s tether.
[2000s] (N.Z.) self-important.
[1900s] (US) proud.
1. [1940s+] (orig. Aus.) arrogant, self-satisfied, full of oneself.
2. attrib. use of sense 1.
[1960s+] (Aus.) phr./ inquiring as to the sexual and montary underpinnings of a situation.
[1910s+] (Aus.) a phr. used of a very stupid person, usu. a woman, as she wouldn’t know if someone was up her.
[mid-19C] (US) a dismissive, insulting excl.
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