rack out

v To sleep. I am going to rack out for two hours. 1950s

Historical dictionary of American slang . 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • rack out — in. to go to sleep or to bed. (See also rack.) □ What time do you rack out? □ I’ve got to rack out or drop from exhaustion. □ If I don’t rack by midnight, I’m dead the next day …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • rack out — vb American to lie down and/or go to sleep. An expres sion now used principally by teenagers and college students, but which origi nates in the armed service slang noun rack, meaning bed …   Contemporary slang

  • rack out — Canadian Slang Go to sleep, or take a nap/ lie down. see rock out with your cock out …   English dialects glossary

  • rack-out — …   Useful english dictionary

  • rack — rack1 rackingly, adv. /rak/, n. 1. a framework of bars, wires, or pegs on which articles are arranged or deposited: a clothes rack; a luggage rack. 2. a fixture containing several tiered shelves, often affixed to a wall: a book rack; a spice rack …   Universalium

  • rack — 1. n. a bed. □ I need some more time in the rack. □ You don’t get to see the rack very much in the army. 2. Go to rack (out). 3. n. a pair of [female] breasts. (Usually objectionable.) □ Look at the rack on that …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • rack — I. n American 1. a bed. This use of the word is probably of armed service origin. 2. female breasts ► She s attractive great rack, nipples like pencil erasers... (Disclosure, US film, 1995) II. See: rack out …   Contemporary slang

  • Rack railway — track using the Lamella system rack …   Wikipedia

  • Rack — Rack, n. [Probably fr. D. rek, rekbank, a rack, rekken to stretch; akin to G. reck, reckbank, a rack, recken to stretch, Dan. r[ae]kke, Sw. r[ a]cka, Icel. rekja to spread out, Goth. refrakjan to stretch out; cf. L. porrigere, Gr. ore gein.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rack block — Rack Rack, n. [Probably fr. D. rek, rekbank, a rack, rekken to stretch; akin to G. reck, reckbank, a rack, recken to stretch, Dan. r[ae]kke, Sw. r[ a]cka, Icel. rekja to spread out, Goth. refrakjan to stretch out; cf. L. porrigere, Gr. ore gein.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.