Meaning of “shack up” in the English Dictionary

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"shack up" in British English

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shack up

phrasal verb with shack uk /ʃæk/ us /ʃæk/ verb

to start living in the same house as sexual partners, without being married:

I hear Tony and Helen have shacked up together.
She is shacking up with her boyfriend.

(Definition of “shack up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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