the sack

Definition of the sack

chiefly US, informal

  1. :  a person's bed He's still in the sack. Should I wake him? You look tired. I think it's time to hit the sack. —often used in the context of someone's sexual experience She has a reputation for being good/great in the sack. He's ready to jump/climb in the sack with any woman who'll have him.

Word by Word Definitions

sackplay
  1. :  a usually rectangular-shaped bag (as of paper, burlap, or canvas)

    :  the amount contained in a sack

    :  a fixed amount of a commodity used as a unit of measure

  1. :  to put in or as if in a sack

    :  to dismiss especially summarily

    :  to tackle (the quarterback) behind the line of scrimmage in football

  1. :  any of several white wines imported to England from Spain and the Canary Islands during the 16th and 17th centuries

  1. :  to plunder (a place, such as a town) especially after capture

    :  to strip of valuables :  loot

  1. :  the plundering of a captured town


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