ahold

noun
\ə-ˈhōld \

Definition of ahold 

: hold if you could get ahold of a representative— Norman Mailer

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Testing all the things Instead of getting ahold of someone else’s EM drive, or Mach-effect device, the researchers created their own, along with the driving electronics. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "NASA’s EM-drive is a magnetic WTF-thruster," 21 May 2018 Instead of getting ahold of someone else’s EM drive, or Mach-effect device, the researchers created their own, along with the driving electronics. Chris Lee, Ars Technica, "NASA’s EM-drive is a magnetic WTF-thruster," 21 May 2018 After a week of phone tag, the Redskins scout finally got ahold of Towns, asking him to come up to D.C. for a workout. Jared Boyd, AL.com, "Alabama man fulfills dream to attend med school after stint in NFL," 6 Mar. 2018 Dollars remain the go-to currency for many Venezuelans seeking to get rid of bolivars, but getting ahold of them can be difficult and generally requires a black market broker. Christine Armario And Fabiola Sanchez, The Christian Science Monitor, "Venezuelans facing currency crisis turn to bitcoin to survive," 14 Dec. 2017 Hobbs explained in a comment earlier that same day that her toddler got ahold of the cup and brought it into the kitchen. Jamie Ballard, Good Housekeeping, "An Epic Text Exchange Happened After Toddler Misplaced Mom's Menstrual Cup," 7 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of ahold

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ahold

probably from the phrase a hold

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Dictionary Entries near ahold

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Ahmed III

Ahnfeltia

ahold

a-hole

aholehole

-aholic

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