hit the dirt

Definition of hit the dirt

  1. :  to drop down to the ground suddenly She hit the dirt when the gunfire started.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to reach with or as if with a sudden blow

    :  to come in quick forceful contact with

    :  to strike (as a ball) with an object (as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion

  1. :  an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something :  an act or instance of hitting or being hit

    :  a stroke of luck

    :  a great success

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  1. :  excrement

    :  a filthy or soiling substance (as mud, dust, or grime)

    :  something worthless


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