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verb shack pronunciation in American English /ʃæk/

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phrasal verb

shack up

[intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyshack up
he/she/itshacks up
present participleshacking up
past tenseshacked up
past participleshacked up
informal
  1. 1
    to live with another person as sexual partners without being married. This word often shows that you do not approve of people who do this.
  2. 2
    to live or stay in a place for a short time

    You can shack up with my sister until you find your own place.

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