sling one's hook

sling one's hook
Australian Slang

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  • sling one's hook — ► sling one s hook Brit. informal leave. Main Entry: ↑hook …   English terms dictionary

  • sling one's hook — phrasal Britain : to go away : move on * * * sling one s hook (slang) To go away, remove oneself • • • Main Entry: ↑sling …   Useful english dictionary

  • sling one's hook Brit. — sling one s hook Brit. informal leave. → hook …   English new terms dictionary

  • sling one's hook — vb British to leave, go away. This term, which origi nated and largely survives in working class speech, is either of nautical or min ing origin. It dates from the second half of the 19th century. Hook it is a racier alter native. We don t want… …   Contemporary slang

  • sling one's hook — Vrb phrs. Go away. A demand or order to leave. E.g. You re not coming in here, sling your hook before I call for security …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • sling one's hook — verb To leave …   Wiktionary

  • Sling one's hook — depart …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • sling one's hook — go away, get out (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hook — ► NOUN 1) a piece of curved metal or other material for catching hold of things or hanging things on. 2) a thing designed to catch people s attention. 3) a catchy passage in a song. 4) a curved cutting instrument. 5) a short swinging punch made… …   English terms dictionary

  • sling — I. /slɪŋ / (say sling) noun 1. an instrument for hurling stones, etc., by hand, consisting of a strap or piece for holding the missile, with two strings attached, the ends of which are held in the hand (or attached to a staff), the whole being… …  

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