Noun(1) small crude shelter used as a dwelling
Verb(1) make one's home in a particular place or community(2) move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly
(1) Where the status of a shack or a hut is concerned our concept of ├ö├ç├┐house├ö├ç├û may simply fail to provide for a definite decision.(2) It was more of a shack than a house, but still, a living accommodation.(3) The only way to live is to shack up with losers whose natural life expectancy isn't much more than a mayfly on a good day.(4) Running around the sides of the shack is a roughly constructed porch, which can be reached via two short stairways.(5) She always ends up shacking up with horrible men (not that the odds are good one way or another), and I feel she'd, naturally, be much more fortunate learning the virtue of her own gender.(6) Beyond, above the corrugated iron roofs of the rum shacks , towered the great twin peaks of St. Lucia's two tropical Matterhorns, the pitons.(7) She'd gone to the wrong college, shacked up with the wrong man, and had denied herself the pleasure of having a child of her own.(8) With formerly segregated genres shacking up like bunnies, and often producing smarter, more attractive offspring, electronic-emo-chamber-country just had to happen.(9) And if they weren't houses then they were apartment buildings, or department stores, or supermarkets, or malls, or office buildings, or warehouses, or shacks , or kiosks, or maybe even tents.(10) Living with Alice is so much more harmonious, she added, that the two of them have discussed making it permanent rather than shacking up with any more men.(11) As the shacks turned to makeshift apartment buildings, the drug of choice shifted from marijuana to cocaine, and the weapons that the teenage boys carried soon became automatic rifles.(12) The cold-blooded little tramp shacked up with that guy there!(13) Plus, he and Sam are definitely full-tilt shacked up again so I think that he's staying at her place.(14) It stood out like the Taj Mahal in a trailer camp as it was surrounded by what can only be described as windowless hovels and wooden shacks .(15) A few hundred yards up the beach ran a small line of shops and food shacks , and the tourists made for them.(16) But how do we explain this to our good friend Marina who apparently sees nothing wrong with shacking up in the living room of someone you have never met before?