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Definition of "ahold" []

  • Hold; grip: "I knew I could make it all right if I got . . . back to the hotel and got ahold of that bottle of brandy” ( Jimmy Breslin). (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ahold" in a sentence
  • "If imprisonment is the penalty there may be some issues of privilege (or getting ahold of him should he stay in Washington)."
  • "But sometimes these things get dropped and picked up again, when the feds get ahold of some new information."
  • "A good midwestern girl, raised on corn and chicken and food you could grab ahold of, must have done something unforgivable to deserve this slippery thing."