hit

hit
1. n. a success; something that meets with approval. (Often with with.)
The play was a hit.
The fudge with nuts in it was a great hit at the sale.
2. n. a successful result; something that is exactly as intended.
It was a hit—a real winner.
Your idea was right on target—a hit for sure.
3. n. a drink of liquor; a dose of a drug. (See also bop.)
He had a hit of sauce and went out to finish his work.
She popped a hit by the watercooler.
4. tv. to reach something; to achieve something.
The car hit ninety in no time at all. D I hit sixty next month, and I’m going to retire.
5. tv. to kill someone; to assassinate someone. (Underworld.)
Sam was told to hit Bart.
The thug set out to hit the mayor, but got nabbed first.
6. tv. to attack or rob someone or something. (Underworld.)
Lefty and his gang hit the bank for the second time.
Can you believe that they tried to hit a block party on Fourth Street?
7. n. a robbery; an as- assination. (Underworld.)
There was a hit at the bank on Maple Street last night.
Somebody died in the hit last night, but they don’t know who yet.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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