hit with - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyhit with
he/she/ithits with
present participlehitting with
past tensehit with
past participlehit with
  1. 1
    hit someone with something to make someone do something or experience something that is unpleasant

    They may decide to hit him with a lawsuit.

  2. 2
    hit someone with something to tell someone something that is unpleasant or surprising

    Come on, hit me with it – what happened?

See also main entry: hit