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verb     shack pronunciation in American English
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phrasal verb

shack up

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyshack up
he/she/itshacks up
present participleshacking up
past tenseshacked up
past participleshacked up
  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.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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