noun (plural hard-ons) Date: 1888 sometimes vulgar an erection of the penis

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  • hard on — or hardˈ on noun (vulgar slang) An erection of the penis • • • Main Entry: ↑hard * * * hard on (or upon) close to; following soon after we followed hard on their tracks * * * hard on …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard on — (n.) penile erection, 1893, from HARD (Cf. hard) + ON (Cf. on) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hard-on — n. An erect penis; a penile erection. [slang or vulgar] Syn: erection. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hard on — ► hard on (or upon) following soon after. Main Entry: ↑hard …   English terms dictionary

  • hard-on — [härd′än΄] n. [Vulgar Slang] an erection of the penis …   English World dictionary

  • hard-on — n informal not polite an ↑erection …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hard-on — hard ,on noun count VERY INFORMAL a man s ERECTION …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hard-on — ► NOUN vulgar slang ▪ an erection of the penis …   English terms dictionary

  • hard-on — noun an erect penis • Syn: ↑erection • Hypernyms: ↑sexual arousal * * * /hahrd on , awn /, n., pl. hard ons. Slang (vulgar). an erection of the penis. [1890 95] * * * hard on …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard-on — n a. an erection. To have a hard on has been the most common way of expressing male sexual tumescence since the early 20th century. It derives from a slightly earlier adjectival form (to be hard on ) which follows a pattern of Victorian euphemism …   Contemporary slang

  • hard-on —    an erection of the penis    Of obvious derivation. Used both literally and, as an insult, figuratively, for prick:     ... getting a hard on listening to a beautiful woman screwing another guy. (Diehl, 1978)     Jesus, she said, groaning, what …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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