get off on

Idioms & Phrases

get off on

  1. Feel the effects of or take a mind-altering drug. For example, He was getting off on crack. [Slang; 1930s]

  2. Enjoy, derive intense pleasure from, as in I really get off on good jazz. [Slang; c. 1970]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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