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1. slang The primary source or store of something, especially drugs or money, which is hidden or secreted away. I came back to the house to find that someone had stolen my main stash of pills. Make sure you keep the main stash safe, or the boss will send you to the bottom of the river with a pair of concrete shoes.
2. slang The house, apartment, or other location at which such a secret store is hidden. Police feel confident they've located the gang's main stash, and they're planning a raid of the apartment tomorrow morning.
1. noun Money or drugs that have been hidden for personal use or illicit distribution. The police found Brody's stash. If the mob catches up with him, he's a dead man.
2. noun By extension, anything that one hoards or hides away in order to consume on one's own. I always keep a stash of chocolate on top of the cabinets where my wife won't find it.
3. verb To hoard, store, or secrete (something) so as to avoid discovery by others or to preserve or amass for future use. Please, you have to stash these drugs for me. The cops won't look in your house! My wife stashes chocolates in the back of the cupboard like she's trying to hide them from me or something. My grandmother stashed away a bit of money under her mattress every week until she and my grandfather retired.
stash (something) in (something)
To secrete, hoard, or store something inside of something else. Please, just stash these drugs somewhere in your house—the cops will never look for them there! Why do you stash the chocolates in the back of the cupboard like that? It's like you're trying to hide them from me. I'll stash the presents in my office so we won't have to worry about Tommy accidentally finding them before his birthday.
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To secrete, hoard, or store something away so as to avoid discovery by others or to preserve or amass for future use. A noun or pronoun can be used between "stash" and "away." Please, you have to stash these drugs away for me. The cops won't look in your house! My wife stashes chocolates away in the back of the cupboard like she's trying to hide them from me or something. My grandmother stashed away a bit of money every week under her mattress until she and my grandfather retired.
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stash something away
to hide something; to set something aside for use at a later time. Please stash this away somewhere. You may need it someday. You should stash away some money for later.
stash something in something
to put or shove something into something; to store or hide something in something. You should stash your food in a place that is safe from bears when you go camping. I stashed my clothes in my suitcase and called a taxi.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
n. the home of a drug user described in terms of where one’s major store of drugs is kept. (see also stash.) My main stash is on Maple, but I’m usually not there.
1. and stache n. a mustache. I cut my stash off because it was too much trouble to remember not to cut it off.
2. tv. to hide something (somewhere). Stash this under the chair until I can think of a place to put it.
3. n. a concealed supply of drugs, especially marijuana; drugs and equipment to use them stored in a secret place. (Drugs.) Albert’s stash was never located by the fuzz.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
- main stash
- like looking for a needle in a haystack
- like looking for/trying to find a needle in a haystack
- be like looking for a needle in a haystack
- be like trying to find a needle in a haystack
- go underground
- catch on to (someone or something)
- catch onto
- smuggle (someone or something) through (something or some place)