Definition of Take a hit

1. Verb. Inhale through the nose.

Exact synonyms: Snort
Generic synonyms: Do Drugs, Drug
Category relationships: Drug



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Take A Hit

take a chill pill
take a crack at
take a dare
take a dim view of
take a dip
take a dive
take a firm stand
take a gamble
take a gander
take a grab
take a guess
take a hike
take a hint
take a hit (current term)
take a hop
take a joke
take a knee
take a knife to a gunfight
take a leaf out of someone's book
take a leak
take a licking
take a licking and keep on ticking
take a load off
take a long walk on a short pier
take a look
take a number
take a pew
take a picture

Literary usage of Take a hit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopaedia of the Condition and by Henry Mayhew (1851)
""We live on bread and tea, and sometimes a fresh herring of a night Sometimes we don't cat a hit all day when we're out; sometimes we take a hit of bread ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1866)
"... of some such words as these, to which he had no responsive power— " You won't take a hint like a gentleman ; so take a hit like a blackguard. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1866)
"... of some such words as these, to which he had no responsive power— " You won't take a hint like a gentleman ; so take a hit like a blackguard. ..."

4. Battlefields of the Civil War by Blair Howard (1998)
"Don't be afraid to take a hit now and again. You can die on the field, ... When you take a hit, you should fall forward. This will prevent you from falling ..."

5. The Cook's Own Book and Housekeeper's Register: Being Receipts for Cooking by N. K. M. Lee, Mrs N K M Lee (1842)
"... to remove the sugar, which will have stuck to it ; take a hit of it in your teeth; if it is hard in its crackling, take it off, it is sufficiently done; ..."

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