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get on (one's) wick

To irritate or annoy one. Primarily heard in UK. The kids are really getting on my wick today with their constant fighting. I'm not trying to get on mom's wick, but every little thing seems to bother her today.
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dip (one's) wick

rude slang Of a man, to have sexual intercourse. If he never came home from his date last night, I bet it's because he dipped his wick.
See also: dip, wick

get on someone's wick

BRITISH, INFORMAL, RUDE, OLD-FASHIONED
If someone or something gets on your wick, they annoy you. After three or four songs that voice really gets on my wick. Note: `Wick' comes from `Hampton Wick', cockney rhyming slang for `prick'. `Prick' is a slang term for penis, which many people find offensive.
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dip your wick

(of a man) have sexual intercourse. vulgar slang
See also: dip, wick

get on someone's wick

annoy someone. British informal
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get on somebody’s ˈwick

(British English, informal) annoy somebody: She’s always talking about herself — she gets on my wick.
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