in hock

idiom

Definition of in hock

informal
1 : in the possession of a pawnbroker His gold watch is in hock.
2 : in debt He is in hock to his boss for several thousand dollars.

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“In hock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20hock. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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