roll in the hay


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roll in the hay

A sexual encounter, often one considered casual. You know, you can try to get to know the girls you date before you have a roll in the hay.
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roll in the hay

Sexual intercourse, as in The main character in the movie was always looking for a roll in the hay. This phrase alludes to secret lovemaking in a hayloft. [Slang; mid-1900s]
See also: hay, roll
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

a roll in the hay (or the sack)

an act of sexual intercourse. informal
1998 Barbara Kingsolver The Poisonwood Bible He just treats me like his slave-girlfriend-housemaid, having a roll in the hay when he feels like it and then running off doing God knows what for months at a time.
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roll in the hay

Slang
Sexual intercourse.
See also: hay, roll
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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